FORMER SUGAR REFINERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202304

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: FORMER SUGAR REFINERY, HOST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER SUGAR REFINERY, HOST 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 58625 73145

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SE HOST STREET 901-1/11/123 (North West side) Former sugar refinery

II

Sugar refinery, now clothes warehouse. Mid C19, partly demolished late C20. Pennant rubble with limestone dressings and a pantile hipped roof. Rectangular open plan. 4 storey; 6-window range. A regular front has plain sill courses to each floor and a parapet. Segmental-arched openings with rubble voussoirs, 2-storey entrances to the left and third from left, the former with full-height double doors, the latter with a pair of inserted C20 doors and window above, and a ground-floor double door 4th from the left; mullion windows with 6-pane casements. A small step in the parapet separates the right-hand 2 windows. Blind left return. 1-window right return has a carriage arch with double doors. INTERIOR: internal frame of cast-iron columns to RSJs supporting a timber floor, brick window dressings; queen post timber roof, with the right-hand 2-window section having a similar but heavier roof. Formerly a 10-window range, extending to the right, with a round chimney at the rear. HISTORICAL NOTE: part of the once significant Bristol sugar industry, along with the former refinery at Narrow Lewins Mead (qv). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 360).

Listing NGR: ST5862573145

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 379802

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 360

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