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©  N.L. Stones

IoE Number: 380261
Location: 56 QUEEN SQUARE (west side)
Photographer: N.L. Stones
Date Photographed: 06 October 2002
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 08 January 1959
Grade II

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BRISTOL ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE 901-1/16/213 (West side) 08/01/59 No.56 (Formerly Listed as: QUEEN SQUARE (West side) Nos.56, 57 AND 59-62 (Consecutive)) GV II Attached house, now offices. c1833. By Henry Rumley. Limestone ashlar, party wall stacks and pantile roof. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. 3 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Part of a regular terrace of similar houses, the doorway in the left return; a banded ground floor to a band with panelled pilasters, pilasters above with carved anthemion capitals, frieze, cornice and parapet, the centre breaks forward. The doorcase has fluted pilasters, entablature and cornice, rectangular plate-glass fanlight and 4-panel door with roundels. Ground-floor windows set in shallow recessed surrounds, to 6/6-pane sashes, with margin panes on the ground floor, consoles to pedimented lintel with acroteria and wreaths to the first-floor central window, the rest plain; 3 dormers. INTERIOR not inspected. Built after the destruction of Queen Square in the 1831 Reform Bill riots. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 228).

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