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Premises of Bishopston Engineering

A Grade II Listed Building in Hillfields, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.4801 / 51°28'48"N

Longitude: -2.5143 / 2°30'51"W

OS Eastings: 364377

OS Northings: 175803

OS Grid: ST643758

Mapcode National: GBR CV8.38

Mapcode Global: VH88P.C2M6

Entry Name: Premises of Bishopston Engineering

Listing Date: 8 October 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350668

Location: South Gloucestershire, BS16

County: South Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Hillfields

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Downend

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

1/10002 Premises of Bishopston
Engineering works, former pin factory of T Rawbone & Co. Late
C18 (pre-1802). Pennant rubble with brick dressings to openings
and double Roman tiles to 2-storey factory range, lower range
abuts to south and former boiler house wing abuts to east. Main
range of six 30-pane iron windows with brick segmental arches and
cills to each side with pivot ventilators to centre, those to
ground floor east side replaced and those to ground floor west
side interrupted by C20 double doors. Rendered lower range has
central loading door and C20 windows. Left (north) gable end has
metal stair to first-floor door and a similar iron window.
Interior noted as having 3 floor beams and 4-bay roof with
purlins tusk-tenoned to collared principals.
A rare example of a small-scale late 18th century factory
building. Pin making was an important local industry; all the
pin-making machines from this factory are in Bristol Industrial

Listing NGR: ST6437775803

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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