GARDINER'S WAREHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1025259

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: GARDINER'S WAREHOUSE, STRAIGHT STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GARDINER'S WAREHOUSE, STRAIGHT STREET

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 59696 73007

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5972 STRAIGHT STREET 901-1/42/288 (North side) 01/11/66 Gardiner's Warehouse (Formerly Listed as: BROAD PLAIN (East side) Gardiner's Warehouse)

GV II

Warehouse. 1865. By WB Gingell. Broad Plain elevation 1884. By C James. For Christopher Thomas and Brothers. Rock-faced Pennant ashlar, grey and red Pennant ashlar and rubble, with limestone dressings. Bristol Byzantine style with structural polychromy. 3 storeys; 5-bays. Rock-faced architraves to semicircular-arched doorways beneath recessed semicircular-arched bays set beneath bracketed cornice; to right end is 4-storey block similar to the Broad Street elevation: 4 storeys; 5-window range. A battered plinth of rock-faced Pennant beneath ashlar walls has tall semicircular-arched openings rising to the first floor, with rock-faced voussoirs and a deep impost band; above a plat band the walls are red ashlar articulated by wide pilasters to semicircular-arched recessed bays with dentilled imposts and hoods; the sunken panels have paired second-floor windows with plain ashlar surrounds; squared, coursed rubble above with a plat band and moulded cornice coping; to the centre is a worn panel of an Assyrian Lion (an old trade name) with palmette decoration. On the N corner is a large rectangular tower with narrow round-headed panels, deep imposts and an overhanging coping. INTERIOR not inspected. Originally part of Christopher Thomas and Brothers' soap works. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 363; Somerville J: Christopher Thomas, Soap Maker of Bristol: Bristol: 1991-).

Listing NGR: ST5969673007

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 380634

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 363
Somerville, J , Christopher Thomas Soap Maker of Bristol, (1991)

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