THE WOOL HALL, INCLUDING THE FLEECE AND FIRKIN PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1207794

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1975

Statutory Address: THE WOOL HALL, INCLUDING THE FLEECE AND FIRKIN PUBLIC HOUSE, 12, ST THOMAS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: THE WOOL HALL, INCLUDING THE FLEECE AND FIRKIN PUBLIC HOUSE, 12, ST THOMAS STREET

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 59133 72744

Summary

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5972 ST THOMAS STREET 901-1/42/286 (South West side) 20/02/75 No.12 The Wool Hall, including the Fleece and Firkin Public House

II

Wool hall, now offices and a public house. 1830. By RS Pope, converted c1980. Pennant ashlar and coursed squared rubble; roof not visible. Open plan. Classical style. 3 storeys and cellar; 7-window range. A symmetrical front with a cornice and frieze, and a slightly projecting ashlar centre with a small pediment; a vermiculated plinth with small, grilled openings below a rusticated ground floor with 3 windows either side of an unmoulded doorway with c1980 door; rubble first and second floors have arcades of 3 round-arched recesses with segmental-arched first-floor and round-arched second-floor windows with glazing bars; a segmental-arched panel to the centre has first- and second-floor windows separated by a panel inscribed WOOL HALL. The right elevation to Thomas Lane is similarly articulated. INTERIOR: a frame of cast-iron posts to heavy timber beams, with a Pennant-flagged ground-floor, and a Pennant staircase up front right. '...the first quasi-industrial building in Bristol to attempt a real architectural facade.' (Gomme). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-).

Listing NGR: ST5913372744

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 380514

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Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979)

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