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The Carriage Works

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashley, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4638 / 51°27'49"N

Longitude: -2.5896 / 2°35'22"W

OS Eastings: 359139

OS Northings: 174029

OS Grid: ST591740

Mapcode National: GBR C9G.94

Mapcode Global: VH88N.2GCR

Entry Name: The Carriage Works

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380632

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of Bristol

Unitary Authority Ward: Ashley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Paul's

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5974 STOKES CROFT, Stokes Croft
901-1/36/2037 (East side)
01/11/66 No.104
The Carriage Works
(Formerly Listed as:
STOKES CROFT
(East side)
No.104)

GV II*

Carriage works. 1862. By EW Godwin. Squared, coursed Pennant
rubble and Pennant and limestone ashlar dressings; roofless.
Rectangular plan. Rundbogen style.
3 storeys; 10-window range. Battered rock-faced plinth, ashlar
quoins, limestone bands, cornice and alternate voussoirs; 5
wide semicircular ground-floor segmental arches with a C20
ashlar doorway in the centre one with 2-leaf panelled doors;
moulded sill bands to the first and second floors below
arcades of semicircular arches, moulded impost band and
hoodmould on the first, the outer arches slightly pointed,
below a corbel table and cornice. INTERIOR: largely gutted.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the ground-floor arches were originally open
for access by John Perry and Sons' carriages, and the works
had a hipped pantile roof with small dormers. Illustrated as
such in Winstone.
A notable work in a manner recognised as particular to the
city.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 371; Crick C: Victorian Buildings in
Bristol: Bristol: 1975-: 38; Bristol As It Was: 1866-60:
Bristol: 1967-: 79).


Listing NGR: ST5913974029

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