PATENT SLIP AND QUAY WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1218703
Date first listed:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
PATENT SLIP AND QUAY WALLS, UNDERFALL YARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PATENT SLIP AND QUAY WALLS, 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 57139 72155

Details

BRISTOL

ST5772 UNDERFALL YARD, Floating Harbour 901-1/41/1315 Patent slip and quay walls

GV II

Patent slip and quay walls. Mid C19, restored 1888. Granite and Pennant rubble. 1 in 14 inclined slip with rails and timber cradle on wheels, drawn by an electric winch. Quay walls extend approx 50m along frontage of the Underfall Yard. HISTORICAL NOTE: Built on land reclaimed behind Jessop's 1809 Overfall Dam, originally part of the c1850 Nova Scotia Yard, purchased by the Docks Committee in 1880. Capable of raising a load of 250 tons. (Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-: 65).

Listing NGR: ST5713972155

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380748
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lord, J, Southam, J, The Floating Harbour, (1983), 65

Legal

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

End of official listing

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