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

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

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

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

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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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/09995/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Ruth Povey. Source Historic England Archive
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