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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: 1202565



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


District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380526

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ST6072 SILVERTHORNE LANE, St Philip 901-1/43/1925 (South side) 04/03/77 St Vincent's Works Factory


Pair of attached factory sheds. 1891. Possibly by TR Lysaght. For J Lysaght. Pennant rubble with limestone dressings and corrugated asbestos roof. Open plan rectangular sheds. Romanesque Revival style. Each has 3 storey end gables; 6-window range. Parallel sheds, the NW gable obscured by St Vincent's office (qv): gables have broad pilasters to the sides and centre, blind ground floor, and windows in recessed panels with corbel-tables at the top; weathered sill bands below semicircular-arched windows with glazing bars and linked hoodmoulds, in groups of 3 either side of the central pilaster, and falling in height in the second-storey parallel to the roof. Part of a large Pennant arched entrance to the left of centre. Silverthorne Road elevation has broad pilasters separating groups of 3 arched windows as the front. INTERIOR: Bath stone pillars. HISTORICAL NOTE: TR Lysaght was briefly a partner of WB Gingell, and the sheds share some of Gingell's arcuated industrial style. Originally a galvanising works with a timber-framed roof and massive Bath stone piers with hollow lead-lined cores to protect against the sulphuric acid in the atmosphere. (Jones E: Industrial Architecture in Britain: London: 1985-: 129; Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 379).

Listing NGR: ST6030372540

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 379
Jones, E, Industrial Architecture in Britain 1750-1939, (1985), 129

National Grid Reference: ST 60303 72540


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