The Colonnade, Clifton, Bristol 4281

Bristol, England, Bristol, City of

Brief Description

The extant area forms part of a larger, private, communal garden which was reduced by the building of The Portway. It forms the setting for the adjacent 18th-century listed terrace.

History

The Colonnade was erected as a row of shops (not completed) for visitors to The Hot Wells. This is a unique arrangement in Bristol.

Detailed Description

The current private communal garden is the remaining part of a larger area reduced by the Portway road works. It provides the setting for the adjacent 18th-century Grade II* listed terrace. There are original spear headed railings and gates to the flagged pavement below the Colonnade and to the front garden. The area is planted with grass and some trees and falls within the Clifton conservation area.

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Style

  • Informal
  • Railings
  • Description: There are original spear headed railings.
History

Detailed History

This private, communal garden provides the setting for the adjacent 18th-century Grade II* listed terrace. The terrace was erected as a row of shops (not completed) for visitors to The Hot Wells. This is a unique arrangement in Bristol.

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