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Retort House at St 5797 7251 East of Gasferry Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4501 / 51°27'0"N

Longitude: -2.6059 / 2°36'21"W

OS Eastings: 357990

OS Northings: 172522

OS Grid: ST579725

Mapcode National: GBR C5M.M0

Mapcode Global: VH88M.ST66

Entry Name: Retort House at St 5797 7251 East of Gasferry Road

Listing Date: 5 November 1985

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379597

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: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5772 GASFERRY ROAD, Canon's Marsh
901-1/41/503 (East side)
05/11/85 Retort house at ST 5797 7251, east
of Gasferry Road
(Formerly Listed as:
GASFERRY ROAD
Former retort house E of Gasferry
Road)

GV II

Retort house. c1823. For Bristol and Clifton Oil Gas Company.
Squared coursed Pennant rubble with rock-faced dressings.
Rectangular, open plan. 2 storeys; 10-window range. Roofless;
paired gables to southern block, with a transverse single
gable block across the N end. Plinth, first-floor sill band,
moulded kneelers and coping. Semicircular-arched openings,
large doorways in the middle of each side, smaller doorways in
the 3-window gables, and large round windows in the gables.
Some cast-iron windows with glazing bars. INTERIOR: derelict
at time of survey. The Bristol and Clifton Oil Gas Co was
established on the site in 1823, and the extension to the W
built in 1840. The retort houses (qv) and engine house (qv)
form an evocative group with the walls to Gasferry Road (qv).


Listing NGR: ST5799072522

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

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