Wool Hall, Bristol

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The Wool Hall
Wool Hall Bristol.jpg
Wool Hall, Bristol is located in Bristol
Wool Hall, Bristol
Location within Bristol
General information
Architectural style Neoclassical
Town or city Bristol
Country England
Coordinates 51°27′08″N 2°35′22″W / 51.4522°N 2.5894°W / 51.4522; -2.5894Coordinates: 51°27′08″N 2°35′22″W / 51.4522°N 2.5894°W / 51.4522; -2.5894
Completed 1830
Cost £4400[1]
Design and construction
Architect Richard Shackleton Pope

The Wool Hall in Bristol, England, is a historic building in St Thomas Street, constructed in 1830 to house the city's wool market.[1] It is one of the earlier works of Richard Shackleton Pope, and has been described as 'the first quasi-industrial building in Bristol to attempt a real architectural facade'.[2] The building now houses offices and a 400-capacity live music venue, appropriately named The Fleece.

It is an example of the Bristol Byzantine style and has been designated by English Heritage as a grade II listed building.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wool Hall". Looking at Buildings. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-05-12. 
  2. ^ a b "No.12 The Wool Hall, including the Fleece and Firkin Public House". Images of England. Retrieved 2007-05-12.