ST VINCENT'S WORKS FACTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202565
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Statutory Address:
ST VINCENT'S WORKS FACTORY, SILVERTHORNE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST VINCENT'S WORKS FACTORY, SILVERTHORNE LANE

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 60303 72540

Details

BRISTOL

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

GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380526
Legacy System:
LBS

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

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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