129, CUMBERLAND ROAD

Overview

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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Location

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

Details

BRISTOL

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

II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379480
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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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