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33, KING STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 33, KING STREET

List entry Number: 1282242

Location

33, KING STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379875

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5872NE KING STREET, Centre 901-1/16/607 (North side) 08/01/59 No.33

GV II*

Attached house, now restaurant. c1665, with mid C18 fenestration. Rendered timber box-frame with brick lateral stack and a pantile roof. Central lateral stair separating front and rear rooms. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. A gabled front has jetties to each floor with a small pent above the second floor, and boxed eaves. Right-hand doorway has a moulded C17 frame with moulded stops and framed scratch-moulded 9-panel door and 2 brackets to the jetty above, with three C20 twelve-pane ground-floor windows. C18 first-floor canted oriel has pilaster jambs and a dentil cornice, to 10/10-pane and flanking 6/6-pane sashes, paired second-floor 6/6-pane sashes, and a horned attic 6/6-pane sash, in flush frames. INTERIOR: central open dogleg stair with uncut string, early C18 column-on-vase balusters, column newels and a moulded rail; a good first floor has pegged door frames, moulded beams, one to rear room with chamfer stops with shallow relief tulips. The front first-floor room has good plaster decoration in 2 sections separated by a chamfered beam, with pointed central quatrefoils and pomegranites, winged cherubs and corner decoration, and a frieze of adorsal hounds and fruit. Part of the medieval City wall is incorporated into the structure of the back. Connected at ground and first floors with No.35 (qv). Plasterwork closely similar to that in the Llandoger Trow (qv). Although conservative in design, No.33 prefigures C18 urban plan forms with the lateral stair, an arrangement repeated at Nos 7 & 8, 16 and 18-20. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 83).

Listing NGR: ST5876772722

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 83

National Grid Reference: ST 58761 72714

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