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Former Pattern Maker's Shop and Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4468 / 51°26'48"N

Longitude: -2.6185 / 2°37'6"W

OS Eastings: 357114

OS Northings: 172155

OS Grid: ST571721

Mapcode National: GBR C2N.T7

Mapcode Global: VH88M.KWKS

Entry Name: Former Pattern Maker's Shop and Stores

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380743

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


BRISTOL

ST5772 UNDERFALL YARD, Floating Harbour
901-1/41/1310 Former pattern-maker's shop and
stores

GV II

Pattern-maker's shop, and stores. c1885. Brick and rubble with
slate hipped roofs. L-shaped plan of single-depth sheds
following line of Avon Crescent with taller projecting open
sheds at the SE end. Single-storey brick pattern-maker's
sheds, and taller open sheds.
2 brick sheds have curved ends facing one another, connected
by a wall, that to the N with 2 sets of sliding doors and
segmental-arched window between, that to the S has an end
doorway, 3 side doors and 2 left-hand windows. Open-sided shed
has 4 cast-iron columns on rounded bases to a timber beam, and
king post roof; the open-ended taller timber store has brick
and rubble walls, a steel-truss roof and projects forward on
heavy timber posts.
INTERIOR: cast-iron roof supports in the brick sheds, the
other structures are open and used for storage.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built on land reclaimed behind Jessop's dam
after 1840s, and named after Brunel's Under Fall culvert for
silt removal into the New Cut. '.. nowhere else is the
essential character of a late-Victorian docks preserved so
completely.' Lord and Southam.
(Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-:
66).


Listing NGR: ST5711472155

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BRISTOL

ST5772 UNDERFALL YARD, Floating Harbour
901-1/41/1310 Former pattern-maker's shop and
stores

GV II

Pattern-maker's shop, and stores. c1885. Brick and rubble with
slate hipped roofs. L-shaped plan of single-depth sheds
following line of Avon Crescent with taller projecting open
sheds at the SE end. Single-storey brick pattern-maker's
sheds, and taller open sheds.
2 brick sheds have curved ends facing one another, connected
by a wall, that to the N with 2 sets of sliding doors and
segmental-arched window between, that to the S has an end
doorway, 3 side doors and 2 left-hand windows. Open-sided shed
has 4 cast-iron columns on rounded bases to a timber beam, and
king post roof; the open-ended taller timber store has brick
and rubble walls, a steel-truss roof and projects forward on
heavy timber posts.
INTERIOR: cast-iron roof supports in the brick sheds, the
other structures are open and used for storage.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built on land reclaimed behind Jessop's dam
after 1840s, and named after Brunel's Under Fall culvert for
silt removal into the New Cut. '.. nowhere else is the
essential character of a late-Victorian docks preserved so
completely.' Lord and Southam.
(Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-:
66).


Listing NGR: ST5711472155

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