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Former Sugar Refinery

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4558 / 51°27'20"N

Longitude: -2.5969 / 2°35'48"W

OS Eastings: 358625

OS Northings: 173145

OS Grid: ST586731

Mapcode National: GBR C7J.NZ

Mapcode Global: VH88M.YN0W

Entry Name: Former Sugar Refinery

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379802

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5873SE HOST STREET
901-1/11/123 (North West side)
Former sugar refinery

II

Sugar refinery, now clothes warehouse. Mid C19, partly
demolished late C20. Pennant rubble with limestone dressings
and a pantile hipped roof. Rectangular open plan.
4 storey; 6-window range. A regular front has plain sill
courses to each floor and a parapet. Segmental-arched openings
with rubble voussoirs, 2-storey entrances to the left and
third from left, the former with full-height double doors, the
latter with a pair of inserted C20 doors and window above, and
a ground-floor double door 4th from the left; mullion windows
with 6-pane casements. A small step in the parapet separates
the right-hand 2 windows. Blind left return. 1-window right
return has a carriage arch with double doors.
INTERIOR: internal frame of cast-iron columns to RSJs
supporting a timber floor, brick window dressings; queen post
timber roof, with the right-hand 2-window section having a
similar but heavier roof. Formerly a 10-window range,
extending to the right, with a round chimney at the rear.
HISTORICAL NOTE: part of the once significant Bristol sugar
industry, along with the former refinery at Narrow Lewins Mead
(qv).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 360).


Listing NGR: ST5862573145

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

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