FORMER SHIPWRIGHT'S SHOP

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202647

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: FORMER SHIPWRIGHT'S SHOP, UNDERFALL YARD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER SHIPWRIGHT'S SHOP, UNDERFALL YARD

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 57175 72115

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5772 UNDERFALL YARD, Floating Harbour 901-1/41/1311 (South side) Former shipwright's shop

GV II

Former shipwright's shop. c1885. Brick and timber facing with cast-iron frame and slate hipped roof. Open plan. Single storey; 4-bay range. The front is articulated by cast-iron columns on rounded bases to a timber beam, with sliding doors second from left and at the right-hand end, windows between, and overlapping timber boarding. INTERIOR: 3 cast-iron columns to the rear supporting queen post roof trusses. Set between the machine shop (qv) and the timber store (qv). HISTORICAL NOTE: built on land reclaimed behind Jessops' Floating Harbour dam, and named after Brunel's Under Fall culvert for removing silt into the New Cut. Contained a mortar mill and circular saw powered by the engine in the machine shop (qv). '..nowhere else is the essential character of the dock landscape preserved so completely' (Lord and Southam). (Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-: 65).

Listing NGR: ST5717572115

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 380744

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lord, J, Southam, J, The Floating Harbour, (1983), 65

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