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Hydraulic Engine House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4469 / 51°26'48"N

Longitude: -2.6181 / 2°37'5"W

OS Eastings: 357143

OS Northings: 172168

OS Grid: ST571721

Mapcode National: GBR C2N.X5

Mapcode Global: VH88M.KWSP

Plus Code: 9C3VC9WJ+QQ

Entry Name: Hydraulic Engine House

Listing Date: 18 February 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380746

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of 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


ST5772 UNDERFALL YARD, Floating Harbour
901-1/41/1313 Hydraulic engine house


Engine house. 1888. Red brick with a slate roof. Single-depth
plan. Single storey; 6-window range. Left-hand
semicircular-arched doorway, and 5 semicircular-arched windows
with matching arched cills, to cast-iron windows with glazing
bars. Square 2-stage accumulator tower set back to the right
has an arched doorway and an oval window above, and a
machicolated parapet. INTERIOR: hydraulic pumping machinery
dated 1907 by Fullerton, Hodgart and Barclay of Paisley, and
workshop in the right end. Powers the docks hydraulic system
of cranes, bridges and locks.
(Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-:

Listing NGR: ST5714372168

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