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Powder Houses and Jetty

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4855 / 51°29'7"N

Longitude: -2.6672 / 2°40'1"W

OS Eastings: 353768

OS Northings: 176492

OS Grid: ST537764

Mapcode National: GBR JM.KPSH

Mapcode Global: VH88D.QXBL

Plus Code: 9C3VF8PM+54

Entry Name: Powder Houses and Jetty

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380921

Location: Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston, Bristol, BS11

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Shirehampton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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ST57NW WOODWELL ROAD, Shirehampton
901-1/52/2135 Powder houses and jetty


Jetty with 2 sheds, originally for storage of gunpowder. Jetty
in existence by 1777. Sheds probably late C18/early C19. Stone
jetty. Sheds plain: the earlier rectangular of rubble with
pantiled roof, the other a square rubble building with hipped
slate roof. There is a third tiny building on the jetty with a
hand crane. Built for storing gunpowder which was not allowed
in Bristol Docks; the earlier shed was the powder house.

Listing NGR: ST5376876492

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