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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.


List entry Number: 1202487



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


District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380309

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ST5972 REDCLIFF STREET 901-1/42/234 (East side) 04/03/77 No.60 Ringer's Tobacco Factory (Formerly Listed as: REDCLIFF STREET No.60)


Tobacco factory and offices. 1883. By H Crisp and HCM Hirst. For Edwards, Ringer and Biggs, tobacco manufacturers. Snecked Pennant rubble, with limestone and red Mansfield dressings, stone and brick lateral stacks and a slate hipped roof. Double-depth plan around a central atrium. Venetian Gothic and French Empire styles with structural polychromy. 2 storeys; 15-window range. A symmetrical front has shallow, pedimented centre and end bays defined by vermiculated pilasters. A ground-floor arcade of semicircular arches with coloured voussoirs, Mansfield shafts on rock-faced granite pedestals, foliate capitals and C20 glazing; the central bay has a wide stilted segmental arch and flanking smaller ones, with rusticated spandrels; the end bays have similar ones, that to the left with a cast-iron fanlight. First-floor windows, spaced unevenly above the ground floor, have flat ashlar surrounds and small balustrades above a band, and a tripartite window in the middle, with a dentil cornice above; dentilled string course and cornices beneath second-floor windows with semicircular arches in ashlar surrounds and keys, forming a Venetian window in the middle, beneath a bracketed cornice and balustrade with ball finials. The central pediment is above a smaller segmental pediment, both with swag and cartouche in the tympana; steep pyramidal roofs to the pedimented bays, with a widow's walk to the centre. Side elevations of brick with stone lintels and bands of black brick. INTERIOR: entrance hall with a lateral dogleg stair, a central glazed atrium on attached corbelled cast-iron shafts with water-leaf capitals, and rear cast-iron stairs.

Listing NGR: ST5911372510

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National Grid Reference: ST5911372510


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