ALBION DOCK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1025026

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: ALBION DOCK, FLOATING HARBOUR

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ALBION DOCK, FLOATING HARBOUR

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

District: City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: ST 57734 72384

Summary

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History

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Details

This List Entry was subjected to a Minor Amendment on 14 JUL 2017

BRISTOL

ST5772 FLOATING HARBOUR, Floating Harbour 901-1/41/1298 (South side) Albion Dock

GV II

Dry dock. 1820. For Hillhouse, Sons and Co. Pennant rubble and squared ashlar. A round-ended dock with 4 steps along the sides, each with 2 flights of steps down, with caisson lock gates. HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly the New Dockyard, renamed 1848 after the company became Charles Hill and Sons. Albion Dock was the largest in the port, in which some of Bristol's largest ships were built. Part of a group with the Great Western Dry Dock (qv), and one of the last structures associated with the City's shipbuilding past. (Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-: 82).

Listing NGR: ST5773472384

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 379573

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lord, J, Southam, J, The Floating Harbour, (1983), 82

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