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Former Shipwright's Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4464 / 51°26'47"N

Longitude: -2.6176 / 2°37'3"W

OS Eastings: 357175

OS Northings: 172115

OS Grid: ST571721

Mapcode National: GBR C3N.0B

Mapcode Global: VH88M.LX12

Entry Name: Former Shipwright's Shop

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380744

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Hotwells and Harbourside

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5772 UNDERFALL YARD, Floating Harbour
901-1/41/1311 (South side)
Former shipwright's shop

GV II

Former shipwright's shop. c1885. Brick and timber facing with
cast-iron frame and slate hipped roof. Open plan. Single
storey; 4-bay range. The front is articulated by cast-iron
columns on rounded bases to a timber beam, with sliding doors
second from left and at the right-hand end, windows between,
and overlapping timber boarding.
INTERIOR: 3 cast-iron columns to the rear supporting queen
post roof trusses. Set between the machine shop (qv) and the
timber store (qv). HISTORICAL NOTE: built on land reclaimed
behind Jessops' Floating Harbour dam, and named after Brunel's
Under Fall culvert for removing silt into the New Cut.
Contained a mortar mill and circular saw powered by the engine
in the machine shop (qv). '..nowhere else is the essential
character of the dock landscape preserved so completely' (Lord
and Southam).
(Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-:
65).


Listing NGR: ST5717572115

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

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