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Latitude: 51.4535 / 51°27'12"N
Longitude: -2.5818 / 2°34'54"W
OS Eastings: 359671
OS Northings: 172881
OS Grid: ST596728
Mapcode National: GBR CCK.1T
Mapcode Global: VH88N.6QGM
Entry Name: Former Hardware Warehouse
Listing Date: 4 March 1977
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202392
English Heritage Legacy ID: 380041
Location: Bristol, BS2
Electoral Ward/Division: Lawrence Hill
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Bristol St Philip and St Jacob with Emmanuel
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5972 OLD BREAD STREET
901-1/42/147 (North side)
04/03/77 Former Hardware Warehouse
(Formerly Listed as:
OLD BREAD STREET
Warehouse premises of Hardware
Soap works warehouse. 1882. By WB Gingell. Red brick with
white and black brick details. Bristol Byzantine style.
3 storeys; 3-window range. Large Pennant blocks to bases of 2
wide round-arched openings with large keys and polychromatic
archivolts and C20 glazing. 3 tall semicircular-arched
first-floor windows divided by pilasters rising to a dentil
plat band, and smaller semicircular-arched second-floor
windows in a shallow recess, separated by bands of coloured
and angled brickwork; dentil cornice and parapet. Red brick
side elevations with blind semicircular-arched windows.
INTERIOR: plain warehouse interior. Originally part of
Christopher Thomas Brothers' soap works. A rare survivor of
the round-arched warehouse style considered particular of C19
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 363; Somerville J: Christopher Thomas
Soap Maker of Bristol: Bristol: 1991-).
Listing NGR: ST5967172881
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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