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GARDINER'S WAREHOUSE, FORMER SOAP WORKS

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.

Name: GARDINER'S WAREHOUSE, FORMER SOAP WORKS

List entry Number: 1202607

Location

GARDINER'S WAREHOUSE, FORMER SOAP WORKS, STRAIGHT STREET

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

County:

District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380635

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5972 STRAIGHT STREET 901-1/42/289 (South side (off)) 01/11/66 Gardiner's Warehouse, former soap works (Formerly Listed as: BROAD PLAIN (South side) Gardiner's Warehouse)

GV II

Soap works, now warehouse. Lower stages 1841/3, upper 1882. For Christopher Thomas and Brothers. Brick, roof not visible. Open plan. 5 storeys; 7-window range. Shallow full-height segmental-arched recesses have segmental-arched windows with iron frames; a polychrome Florentine battlemented parapet, with decapitated corner turrets and octagonal SW chimney; gable ends each of similar 2-window range with oculi. INTERIOR: entirely reconstructed. HISTORICAL NOTE: Built for Charles Thomas Brothers' soap works. Loxton's engraving (c1890) shows machicolated towers to the E end, and a bellcote to the gable of the W end. The conventional stripped elevations are embellished with distinctly Florentine or Sienese Quattrocento details; it is a prominent townscape feature. (Loxton S L: Bristol: 1885-).

Listing NGR: ST5969472901

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Loxton, SL , Bristol, (1885)

National Grid Reference: ST 59694 72901

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