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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: ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN AND ATTACHED FRONT WALLS

List entry Number: 1202548

Location

ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN AND ATTACHED FRONT WALLS, ST MICHAELS HILL

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

County District District Type Parish
City of BristolUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380475

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SW ST MICHAEL'S HILL 901-1/10/284 (South West side) 04/03/77 Royal Hospital for Sick Children and attached front walls (Formerly Listed as: ST MICHAEL'S HILL (South West side) Royal Hospital for Sick Children (front block only))

II

Hospital. 1885. By Robert Carwen. Red Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, ridge stacks and a cross-gabled tiled roof. Double-depth plan. Tudor Gothic Revival style. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. A symmetrical front has shallow end gables linked by a lower parapet, sill and lintel bands, and moulded copings. A large, full-height ashlar porch has clasping octagonal buttresses with crenellated tops, and a Tudor-arched doorway with 2 orders in a rectangular frame with pointed overlights; above is a 3-light oriel with a moulded base, Tudor-arched windows and narrow overlight, and a panelled, crenellated parapet. Mullion and transom windows with metal casements, of 3 lights flanking the door, and cross windows to outer canted bays with openwork parapets. First-floor inner windows have cinquefoil-headed lights, outer ones have Tudor-arched heads with Perpendicular tracery. Gables have 2-light louvred windows with labels. Panels between the inner windows inscribed HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN. 2 large cross-axial stacks. INTERIOR: entrance hall with a cornice and Tudor roses, and two 2-centre arches on a central octagonal pier to a rear open-well stair. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached rubble walls with moulded copings to the entrance. (The Builder: London: 790).

Listing NGR: ST5837673492

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National Grid Reference: ST 58376 73492

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