© N.L. Stones
1-9 QUEEN SQUARE (north side)
BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
21 September 2002
08 January 1959
Date of last amendment:
08 January 1959
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ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE
901-1/16/198 (North side)
Terrace of 9 houses, now offices. 1833. By Henry Rumley.
Limestone ashlar, party wall stacks, roof not visible.
Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style.
Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range.
Panelled pilasters to banded basement, pilasters above to
anthemion capitals, frieze, cornice and attic storey with
cornice. Paired doorways have fluted pilasters to an
entablature and cornice, good rectangular fanlights with round
glazing bars, and 2-panel doors; entrance to No.9 in the right
return. 6/6-pane sashes, 3/3-pane attic sashes. Wrought-iron
tented balconies to Nos 2 & 6-9, with anthemia to the railings
and Greek key decoration to the stanchions.
INTERIORS: details vary, but include a central hall divided by
fluted pilasters to a semicircular panelled arch from an open
dogleg stair with turned balusters and curtails, guilloche
cornices, 6-panel doors and panelled shutters.
Queen Square was built between 1701 and 1727. The N side was
rebuilt after the Reform Bill riots of 1831.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 227).