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Albion Dock

A Grade II Listed Building in Hotwells & Harbourside, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4489 / 51°26'55"N

Longitude: -2.6096 / 2°36'34"W

OS Eastings: 357734

OS Northings: 172384

OS Grid: ST577723

Mapcode National: GBR C4M.TG

Mapcode Global: VH88M.QV85

Entry Name: Albion Dock

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379573

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of Bristol

Unitary Authority Ward: Hotwells & Harbourside

Traditional County: Somerset

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

This List Entry was subjected to a Minor Amendment on 14 JUL 2017

BRISTOL

ST5772 FLOATING HARBOUR, Floating Harbour
901-1/41/1298 (South side)
Albion Dock

GV II

Dry dock. 1820. For Hillhouse, Sons and Co. Pennant rubble and
squared ashlar. A round-ended dock with 4 steps along the
sides, each with 2 flights of steps down, with caisson lock
gates.
HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly the New Dockyard, renamed 1848 after
the company became Charles Hill and Sons. Albion Dock was the
largest in the port, in which some of Bristol's largest ships
were built. Part of a group with the Great Western Dry Dock
(qv), and one of the last structures associated with the
City's shipbuilding past.
(Lord J and Southam J: The Floating Harbour: Bristol: 1983-:
82).


Listing NGR: ST5773472384

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