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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
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
ST5872NE ST NICHOLAS STREET, Centre
901-1/16/664 (South side)
04/03/77 Fish Market
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
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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