FORMER HARDWARE WAREHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202392
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
FORMER HARDWARE WAREHOUSE, OLD BREAD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER HARDWARE WAREHOUSE, OLD BREAD 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 59671 72881

Details

BRISTOL

ST5972 OLD BREAD STREET 901-1/42/147 (North side) 04/03/77 Former Hardware Warehouse (Formerly Listed as: OLD BREAD STREET Warehouse premises of Hardware (Bristol) Ltd)

GV II

Soap works warehouse. 1882. By WB Gingell. Red brick with white and black brick details. Bristol Byzantine style. 3 storeys; 3-window range. Large Pennant blocks to bases of 2 wide round-arched openings with large keys and polychromatic archivolts and C20 glazing. 3 tall semicircular-arched first-floor windows divided by pilasters rising to a dentil plat band, and smaller semicircular-arched second-floor windows in a shallow recess, separated by bands of coloured and angled brickwork; dentil cornice and parapet. Red brick side elevations with blind semicircular-arched windows. INTERIOR: plain warehouse interior. Originally part of Christopher Thomas Brothers' soap works. A rare survivor of the round-arched warehouse style considered particular of C19 Bristol. (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: ST5967172881

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380041
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)

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: IOE01/06899/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Ruth Povey. Source Historic England Archive
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