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Bristol Tramways Company Avonmouth Depot

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4995 / 51°29'58"N

Longitude: -2.6948 / 2°41'41"W

OS Eastings: 351864

OS Northings: 178066

OS Grid: ST518780

Mapcode National: GBR JL.JNWC

Mapcode Global: VH88D.7KQV

Entry Name: Bristol Tramways Company Avonmouth Depot

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378885

Location: 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: Lawrence Weston and Avonmouth

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST57NW AVONMOUTH ROAD, Avonmouth
901-1/52/357 (North East side)
04/03/77 Bristol Tramways Company Avonmouth
Depot
(Formerly Listed as:
AVONMOUTH ROAD
Bristol Omnibus Company Avonmouth
Depot)

II

Tram depot. Dated 1915. Possibly by WH Watkins. For Bristol
Omnibus Company. Brick with roughcast and tiled roof. Offices
to the left, garage to the right. Single storey; 4-garage door
range. Arts and Crafts style. The garage entrance piers are
rusticated with alternate brick quoins; 2 steep gables to the
middle garage gateways have tympana decorated with plaster
cartouches. Brick plinth and roughcast above to a square
left-hand corner entrance turret with a semicircular-arched
doorway and herringbone brickwork over the door, and a clock
face above; either side are Venetian windows, under a cornice
and cyma-curved cupola roof; the parapet has brick finials at
each end. In the right facade are 2 smaller gables with
pargeting and date pad. INTERIOR not inspected. This depot is
in a similar style and plan to the Company's Westbury Road
depot (qv), designed by Watkins.


Listing NGR: ST5186478066

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

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