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© Mrs Joy Roddy LRPS

IoE Number: 379483
Location: OLD CITY GAOL, SOUTH EAST PERIMETER WALL, CUMBERLAND ROAD (north side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mrs Joy Roddy LRPS
Date Photographed: 03 October 1999
Date listed: 08 August 1975
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II

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BRISTOL ST5872 CUMBERLAND ROAD, Floating Harbour 901-1/42/1296 (North West side) 08/08/75 Old City Gaol, south-east perimeter wall (Formerly Listed as: CUMBERLAND ROAD Wall of Western Fuel Company premises) II Perimeter wall to the old gaol, now warehouse. 1832. By TS Pope. Carboniferous limestone ashlar and coursed pennant. A tall, curved wall with broad buttresses has an elliptical-arched carriage entrance at the E end with a key dated 1890; battered N wall runs W from there. HISTORICAL NOTE: the City Gaol had 5 wings centred on the entrance gate (qv), and this is the remains of the eastern wing. The city gaol was largely demolished in 1898; the surviving entrance gateway is 200m to the W (qv).

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