HYDRAULIC ENGINE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1202648
Date first listed:
18-Feb-1972
Statutory Address:
HYDRAULIC ENGINE HOUSE, UNDERFALL YARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HYDRAULIC ENGINE HOUSE, 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 57143 72168

Details

BRISTOL

ST5772 UNDERFALL YARD, Floating Harbour 901-1/41/1313 Hydraulic engine house 18/02/72

GV II*

Engine house. 1888. Red brick with a slate roof. Single-depth plan. Single storey; 6-window range. Left-hand semicircular-arched doorway, and 5 semicircular-arched windows with matching arched cills, to cast-iron windows with glazing bars. Square 2-stage accumulator tower set back to the right has an arched doorway and an oval window above, and a machicolated parapet. INTERIOR: hydraulic pumping machinery dated 1907 by Fullerton, Hodgart and Barclay of Paisley, and workshop in the right end. Powers the docks hydraulic system of cranes, bridges and locks. (Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-: 64).

Listing NGR: ST5714372168

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380746
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lord, J, Southam, J, The Floating Harbour, (1983), 64

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 23 May 2006
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