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Fish Market

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4536 / 51°27'13"N

Longitude: -2.5937 / 2°35'37"W

OS Eastings: 358842

OS Northings: 172907

OS Grid: ST588729

Mapcode National: GBR C8K.CR

Mapcode Global: VH88N.0Q5H

Entry Name: Fish Market

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380492

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of 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 ST NICHOLAS STREET, Centre
901-1/16/664 (South side)
04/03/77 Fish Market

GV II

Includes: Nos.45-57 BALDWIN STREET Centre.
Fish market and shops. 1873, by Pope and Son, to Baldwin
Street elevations front dated 1897, by WB Gingell. Limestone
ashlar, red brick with limestone and red sandstone dressings,
glazed trussed roof. Open plan.
2 storeys; 5-arch range. The earlier side is to the first
floor, being built along a steep slope: chamfered square piers
with flared capitals to stilted segmental carriage arches,
narrower doorway to the left end, banded rustication, cornice
on brackets and parapet. Sliding wrought-iron gates with spike
heads. The E return has a carriage entrance with side consoles
and wrought-iron gates.
Baldwin Street front of brick, a 2-storey; 14-window range. A
symmetrical front with 2-window middle and end sections set
forward with elaborate ashlar gables, articulated by
ground-floor Ionic pilasters to a cornice, plain strips above
to a red sandstone pulvinated frieze, cornice and balustrade
of semicircular arches. Mostly original shop fronts, with
flat-arched end bays and elliptical-arched inner ones,
plate-glass mullion and transom windows with a central
doorway. First-floor windows have brick aprons, elliptical
heads to the forward ones above wide transoms, inner ones with
flat ogee heads, separated by narrow buttresses, with
strapwork panels above; gables have small finials, foliate
panels, swan's neck pediments, and side consoles to the
central one.
INTERIOR: plain market interior to first floor.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 389).


Listing NGR: ST5884272907

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