THE PUMP HOUSE PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1279539
Date first listed:
18-Feb-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
THE PUMP HOUSE PUBLIC HOUSE, CUMBERLAND BASIN

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE PUMP HOUSE PUBLIC HOUSE, CUMBERLAND BASIN

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 57150 72331

Details

BRISTOL

ST5772 CUMBERLAND BASIN, Floating Harbour 901-1/41/1287 (North side) 18/02/72 The Pump House Public House (Formerly Listed as: CUMBERLAND BASIN Hydraulic Engine House)

II

Hydraulic engine house, now public house. c1870. By Thomas Howard. Squared Pennant rubble with limestone dressings and a pantile hipped roof. Single storey; 4-window range. Engine house and left-hand square 2-stage acccumulator tower have pronounced quoins, jambs and voussoirs. The engine house has a central block with paired hipped roofs with ridge lights, a wide elliptical-arched carriage entrance to the right, and large semicircular-arched window to the left, with paired eaves brackets at the corners; right-hand section set back has a small semicircular-arched doorway to the right, with a narrow window above. The tower has a semicircular-arched doorway, and narrow window above, and brackets to the pyramidal roof with a wrought-iron weather vane; in the left return is a large cross arrow slit. INTERIOR: remodelled and converted to a public house. Designed by Howard, the Docks Engineer, to provide hydraulic power to the Cumberland Basin. (Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-: 62).

Listing NGR: ST5715072331

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379474
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lord, J, Southam, J, The Floating Harbour, (1983), 62

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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Date: 15 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01414/19
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