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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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)

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