Wool Hall, Bristol

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The Wool Hall
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Wool Hall, Bristol is located in Bristol
Wool Hall, Bristol
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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.