Caledonia Place, Bristol

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Caledonia Place
Caledonia Place is located in Bristol
Caledonia Place
Caledonia Place
Caledonia Place shown within Bristol
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Post town BRISTOL
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51°27′16″N 2°37′24″W / 51.454338°N 2.623196°W / 51.454338; -2.623196Coordinates: 51°27′16″N 2°37′24″W / 51.454338°N 2.623196°W / 51.454338; -2.623196

Caledonia Place is a late 18th-century terrace of 31 Georgian houses, located between West Mall and Princess Victoria Street in the Clifton area of Bristol. The postcode is within the Clifton ward and electoral division, which is in the constituency of Bristol West.[1]

History[edit]

Caledonia Place was completed in 1843 by architects T Foster and W Okely, The area has Grade II listed buildings and has mid Georgian style. Each three storey house has an attic and basement and has rear elevations differentiated by fine cast-iron Grecian balconies.[2] In 1852, Lord Macaulay once lived at number 16 Caledonia Place.[3]

Numbers 32 to 44 Caledonia Place was completed in 1788 to the design of Bath architect and surveyor, John Eveleigh.[4] The central and end houses of the terrace are pedimented and broken forward with the variation giving the terrace a palatial appearance. Numbers 43 and 44 were converted into one in 1922 to form a bank.

In February 2015, Residents complained about the introduction of a Residents Parking Zone by George Ferguson and Bristol City Council complained about the attachment of signs to the railings outside listed buildings.[5]

The Mall, one of Clifton’s thriving commercial thoroughfares, and to the southern end of the terrace is the Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge are close by.[6]

The eastern end of the terrace.
The western end of the terrace, from Clifton Suspension Bridge

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area Information for Caledonia Place, Bristol, BS8 4DN". Streetcheck. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "NUMBERS 1 TO 31 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS". Historic England. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Nos.1-31 (Consecutive) and attached front basement area railings". Images of England. Archived from the original on 20 October 2012. Retrieved 2 May 2007. 
  4. ^ "Nos.32-44 (Consecutive) and attached front basement area cast-iron railings". Images of England. Retrieved 2 May 2007. 
  5. ^ "English Heritage to investigate listed building parking signs". BBC. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Caledonia Place location". Google Maps. Retrieved 10 August 2016.