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St Vincent's Works Factory

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VFC2G+5W

Entry Name: St Vincent's Works Factory

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380526

Location: Lawrence Hill, Bristol, BS2

County: Bristol

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

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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;
6-window range.
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

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