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IoE Number: 379840
Location: 37 AND 39 JAMAICA STREET (north side)
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Date listed: 07 November 1989
Date of last amendment: 07 November 1989
Grade II

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BRISTOLST5973NWJAMAICA STREET, Stokes Croft901-1/6/2027(North side)

BRISTOL ST5973NW JAMAICA STREET, Stokes Croft 901-1/6/2027 (North side) 07/11/89 Nos.37 AND 39 II Carriage works, now offices. 1905, upper floors 1909. Cast- and wrought-iron frame, brick and render. Rectangular plan. Cast-iron columns with flared capitals to the lower 2 floors, with glazed infill; upper floors have columns encased with brick, separated by timber cornices, and half-glazed above rendered panels; doors with margin and overlights in the left and 2 right panels. INTERIOR: ground- and first-floor cast-iron columns to paired timber beams with wrought-iron flitches braced by wrought-iron ties, plain dogleg stairs at either end. '...historically a building of much interest, maintaining the intermittent thread from the structural experiments of the 1840s to the hegemony of the steel or concrete frame a century later' (Gomme). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-).

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