Bristol and Avon Archaeological Society


A Group of 1850’s Clay Pipe Kiln Wasters from Wellington Road, St Pauls, Bristol

August 26, 2014
by Ian Beckey

Introduction In December 1998 contractors working for S.W.E.B. dug a trench for new electricity cables with an associated inspection chamber in Wellington Road, St Pauls, formerly known as Victoria Road and later Rope Walk (Fig.1). This trench cut diagonally across the road at a depth of approximately 2m. During the course of these excavations a […]

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The Gardens and Grounds of Cleve Hill House, Downend, Bristol

August 20, 2014
by James Russell

Cleve Hill House, at Downend in the parish of Mangotsfield, approximately 7 km north-east of the centre of Bristol, was demolished in 1930 and its grounds redeveloped for housing. A surprising number of garden features and estate buildings have however survived to the present day. One of these structures, a lodge with an unusual quatrefoil […]

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