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PREMISES OCCUPIED BY WICKHAM AND MORRIS (TIMBER IMPORTERS)

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.

Name: PREMISES OCCUPIED BY WICKHAM AND MORRIS (TIMBER IMPORTERS)

List entry Number: 1202233

Location

PREMISES OCCUPIED BY WICKHAM AND MORRIS (TIMBER IMPORTERS), GASFERRY ROAD

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

County:

District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1972

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379600

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5772 GASFERRY ROAD, Floating Harbour 901-1/41/1301 (North East side) 18/02/72 Premises occupied by Wickham and Morris (timber importers)

II*

Office. Early C19, later alterations. Roughcast and brick, gable stack and pantile roof. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys; 2-window range. 2 gables facing the river each with 1 window, brick right-hand gable has wide segmental-arched C20 windows, roughcast left-hand gable with a square oriel with 26/26-pane sash (a notable distinguishing feature of the C19 office) and roughcast exterior stack to the left. INTERIOR: panelled ground floor and stair with stick balusters and uncut string. HISTORICAL NOTE: reputed to have been used by Brunel as his drawing office during the building of the SS Great Britain. A complete example of its type, graded for its historical interest.

Listing NGR: ST5785972418

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National Grid Reference: ST 57859 72418

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