ST5873 : Broad Street, Bristol

taken 1 year ago, near to Bristol, Great Britain

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Broad Street, Bristol
Broad Street, Bristol
The heart of this building and its Pre-Raphaelite art nouveau style facade - here at No. 38 Broad Street - were created in 1900 by Henry Williams to a design by William Neatby, the chief ceramics expert for Doulton and Co. The premises were Edward Everardís main printing works. Most the red brick building was demolished in 1970 but the arts and crafts facade was preserved because of it being the largest decorative Carrara marble tile facade of its kind in Britain. The contributions of William Morris and Johannes Gutenberg to printing and literature are celebrated in the design and behind each figure are typefaces representing their work. After the demolition of the original building the facade was incorporated into a new building which is currently used as offices by the Direct Line group. It is Grade II* listed and is currently for sale.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Offices (Building) 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5885 7309 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.3171N 2:35.6176W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5884 7308
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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