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Latitude: 51.4505 / 51°27'1"N
Longitude: -2.5726 / 2°34'21"W
OS Eastings: 360303
OS Northings: 172540
OS Grid: ST603725
Mapcode National: GBR CFL.2W
Mapcode Global: VH88N.CS9Y
Entry Name: St Vincent's Works Factory
Listing Date: 4 March 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202565
English Heritage Legacy ID: 380526
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
ST6072 SILVERTHORNE LANE, St Philip
901-1/43/1925 (South side)
04/03/77 St Vincent's Works Factory
Pair of attached factory sheds. 1891. Possibly by TR Lysaght.
For J Lysaght. Pennant rubble with limestone dressings and
corrugated asbestos roof. Open plan rectangular sheds.
Romanesque Revival style. Each has 3 storey end gables;
Parallel sheds, the NW gable obscured by St Vincent's office
(qv): gables have broad pilasters to the sides and centre,
blind ground floor, and windows in recessed panels with
corbel-tables at the top; weathered sill bands below
semicircular-arched windows with glazing bars and linked
hoodmoulds, in groups of 3 either side of the central
pilaster, and falling in height in the second-storey parallel
to the roof. Part of a large Pennant arched entrance to the
left of centre. Silverthorne Road elevation has broad
pilasters separating groups of 3 arched windows as the front.
INTERIOR: Bath stone pillars.
HISTORICAL NOTE: TR Lysaght was briefly a partner of WB
Gingell, and the sheds share some of Gingell's arcuated
industrial style. Originally a galvanising works with a
timber-framed roof and massive Bath stone piers with hollow
lead-lined cores to protect against the sulphuric acid in the
(Jones E: Industrial Architecture in Britain: London: 1985-:
129; Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 379).
Listing NGR: ST6030372540
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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