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35, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.452 / 51°27'7"N

Longitude: -2.5946 / 2°35'40"W

OS Eastings: 358776

OS Northings: 172721

OS Grid: ST587727

Mapcode National: GBR C8L.4C

Mapcode Global: VH88M.ZR5S

Entry Name: 35, King Street

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379877

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

ST5872NE KING STREET, Centre
901-1/16/609 (North side)
04/03/77 No.35

GV II

Warehouse, now offices. c1870. Red brick with limestone
dressings, roof not visible. Open plan. Venetian Gothic
Revival style. 3 storeys and attic; 5-window range. A
symmetrical front has a moulded ashlar plinth, ground-, first-
and second-floor windows set in 5 narrow 2-centre arches
between brick pilasters with chamfered arrises and crocket
capitals, with blocks to moulded, deeply-set lintels, brick
relieving arches and thin gabled hoodmoulds; a moulded attic
sill band and attic storey with a deep cornice on fluted
brackets and an ashlar parapet with square openings. The wider
3-storey central arch has C20 double doors, and first- and
second-floor warehouse doors above with chamfered rails and
timber panels between. To the left is a 4-panel door with
chamfered rails. Outer windows have weathered cills to each
floor, first-floor lintels with zigzag moulding, and mullion
windows with top-hung casements. Attic has an arcade of
2:2:3:2:2 small semicircular-arched windows, separated by
square piers with crocket capitals, and a hoodmoulding with
heraldic beast over the capitals.
INTERIOR: 3x2 cast-iron columns with flanges to heavy timber
cross beams, and a queen-post truss roof.
A former cork warehouse, possibly by Henry Masters or WB
Gingell, and a distinctive example of its type with strong
vertical articulation to the loading bays.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 337).


Listing NGR: ST5877572724

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