© N.L. Stones
56 QUEEN SQUARE (west side)
BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
06 October 2002
08 January 1959
Date of last amendment:
08 January 1959
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ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE
901-1/16/213 (West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.56, 57 AND 59-62 (Consecutive))
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).