Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1207882

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: 129, CUMBERLAND ROAD


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Statutory Address: 129, CUMBERLAND ROAD

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 57784 72189


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ST5772 CUMBERLAND ROAD, Floating Harbour 901-1/41/1293 (North side) No.129


Office. Mid C19. For Charles Hill and Sons, shipbuilders. Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Italianate style. 2 storeys; 6-window range. A symmetrical front has doorways to the centre and in splayed corners with carved acanthus capitals, to a wooden cornice that extends out over the corners on cast-iron stanchions; first-floor clasping pilasters to a frieze, cornice and parapet. The central doorway has a plate-glass overlight and 4-panel door, those to the corners are blocked; between are 8 continuous 8-pane windows with top-hung casements. 3 paired, semicircular-arched first-floor windows with sill blocks, to 4/4-pane sashes. Rendered returns, connected behind to a C20 building. INTERIOR: largely remodelled mid C20. Originally offices for Charles Hill & Sons, formed 1848, shipbuilders at the Albion Dockyard (qv). Their last ship was launched in 1976. (Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-: 82).

Listing NGR: ST5778472189


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Legacy System number: 379480

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Books and journals
Lord, J, Southam, J, The Floating Harbour, (1983), 82

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