History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Buchanans Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4513 / 51°27'4"N

Longitude: -2.5915 / 2°35'29"W

OS Eastings: 358991

OS Northings: 172645

OS Grid: ST589726

Mapcode National: GBR C8L.VL

Mapcode Global: VH88N.1S99

Entry Name: Buchanans Wharf

Listing Date: 8 August 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380303

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: St Mary Redcliffe with Temple, Bristol and St John the Baptist, Bedminster

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

Find accommodation in
Bristol

Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5872 REDCLIFF BACKS
901-1/42/231 (East side)
08/08/75 Buchanans Wharf

GV II

Mill and granary, now flats. 1883-84. Red brick with limestone
dressings; roof not visible. Open plan. 8 storeys; granary to
N a 4-window range, the mill a 7-window range. Articulated by
pilasters forming shallow full-height recesses with dentil
tops below a cornice, with linked semicircular ashlar arches
to the ground floor, and wide sill bands below second and
fourth floors; C20 glazed openings have segmental arches: the
granary has French windows to the second and fourth recesses
and inserted windows on the right in the former chimney, and a
small central gable above oriel hoist bays either side of a
tall central top-floor window; the mill has a tall
semicircular-arched window on the ground floor to the right,
and C20 windows in blind panels to the top storey. INTERIOR:
cast-iron columns; late C20 offices and flats. The complex was
built by Proctor Baker, and the 2 blocks were linked by high
level conveyors.
(Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-:
90).


Listing NGR: ST5899172645

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.