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City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
ST 57784 72189



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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Lord, J, Southam, J, The Floating Harbour, (1983), 82


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: 20 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/99017/09
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