© Tony Byram LRPS DPAGB
35 KING STREET (north side)
BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Tony Byram LRPS DPAGB
03 June 2001
04 March 1977
Date of last amendment:
04 March 1977
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ST5872NE KING STREET, Centre
901-1/16/609 (North side)
Warehouse, now offices. c1870. Red brick with limestone
dressings, roof not visible. Open plan. Venetian Gothic
Revival style. 3 storeys and attic; 5-window range. A
symmetrical front has a moulded ashlar plinth, ground-, first-
and second-floor windows set in 5 narrow 2-centre arches
between brick pilasters with chamfered arrises and crocket
capitals, with blocks to moulded, deeply-set lintels, brick
relieving arches and thin gabled hoodmoulds; a moulded attic
sill band and attic storey with a deep cornice on fluted
brackets and an ashlar parapet with square openings. The wider
3-storey central arch has C20 double doors, and first- and
second-floor warehouse doors above with chamfered rails and
timber panels between. To the left is a 4-panel door with
chamfered rails. Outer windows have weathered cills to each
floor, first-floor lintels with zigzag moulding, and mullion
windows with top-hung casements. Attic has an arcade of
2:2:3:2:2 small semicircular-arched windows, separated by
square piers with crocket capitals, and a hoodmoulding with
heraldic beast over the capitals.
INTERIOR: 3x2 cast-iron columns with flanges to heavy timber
cross beams, and a queen-post truss roof.
A former cork warehouse, possibly by Henry Masters or WB
Gingell, and a distinctive example of its type with strong
vertical articulation to the loading bays.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 337).