OLD CITY GAOL, SOUTH EAST PERIMETER WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202190
Date first listed:
08-Aug-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
OLD CITY GAOL, SOUTH EAST PERIMETER WALL, CUMBERLAND ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD CITY GAOL, SOUTH EAST PERIMETER WALL, CUMBERLAND ROAD

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

District:
City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
ST5862372141

Details

BRISTOL

ST5872 CUMBERLAND ROAD, Floating Harbour 901-1/42/1296 (North West side) 08/08/75 Old City Gaol, south-east perimeter wall (Formerly Listed as: CUMBERLAND ROAD Wall of Western Fuel Company premises)

II

Perimeter wall to the old gaol, now warehouse. 1832. By TS Pope. Carboniferous limestone ashlar and coursed pennant. A tall, curved wall with broad buttresses has an elliptical-arched carriage entrance at the E end with a key dated 1890; battered N wall runs W from there. HISTORICAL NOTE: the City Gaol had 5 wings centred on the entrance gate (qv), and this is the remains of the eastern wing. The city gaol was largely demolished in 1898; the surviving entrance gateway is 200m to the W (qv).

Listing NGR: ST5862372141

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
379483
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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