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© Ms Judy Goodsell

IoE Number: 380884
Location: CLIFTON DOWN STATION, WHITELADIES ROAD (west side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Ms Judy Goodsell
Date Photographed: 27 August 2001
Date listed: 30 December 1994
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II

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BRISTOLST5774WHITELADIES ROAD, Clifton901-1/34/1131(West side)

BRISTOL ST5774 WHITELADIES ROAD, Clifton 901-1/34/1131 (West side) Clifton Down Station, Steam Tavern Public House and attached screen walls II Railway station, now station and public house. Opened 1874, converted 1970s. Squared Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, lateral and ridge stacks and a tiled hipped roof. Single-depth plan. Tudor Gothic Revival style. 2 storeys; 3-window range, with single-storey side blocks either side. Central booking office has rock-faced quoins, impost band and sill band; corbel table below a weathered parapet; three 2-centre arches have splayed reveals and C20 glazing and door, and large second-floor cross windows with trefoil arches in flat heads. The roof has lead finials. End-gabled block each end have 5 single and paired flat-headed windows with glazing bars, the E block has a parapeted end section, the W block has a rounded corner beneath a moulded, corbelled corner. The rear elevation is articulated into rectangular recessed bays with corbel tables, with blocked openings to the backs of the station blocks. INTERIOR: converted to a public house. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: screen wall, articulated into bays as the station buildings, extends from the station to the Whiteladies Road bridge (not included). Built as the terminus of the Clifton Extension Railway, it became a through station with the opening of the Clifton Down tunnel in 1885. Formerly with good glazed canopies on cast-iron posts, which extended on both sides supported by the screen walls (qv). (Oakely M: Bristol Suburban: Temple Meads, Local Stations etc: Bristol: 1990-: 42).

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