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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.


List entry Number: 1025026



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


District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379573

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


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


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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 57734 72384


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