This comprehensive guide to the architecture of the center of the City of Bristol encompasses all the significant buildings of the area: the cathedrals; key civic buildings; medieval, Georgian, and Victorian churches; commercial and industrial buildings; the university precinct; and the topography of the port. The book also covers the inner suburbs, including Clifton, Kingsdown, St Pauls, St Philips, Bedminster, and Hotwells. Short excursions provide a sample of the riches of five surrounding areas, Kingsweston House, Blaise Castle and hamlet, Tyntesfield, Arnos Vale, and Ashton Court Mansion. Throughout the book, significant new research findings are incorporated to illuminate the full range and variety of Bristol’s architecture.
Andrew Foyle is an independent historian. He was previously a local history researcher at Bristol City Museums and Art Gallery.
“Of all the new Pevsner guides I have picked up, none has been so immediately enticing as David Foyle’s new volume on Bristol.” M.B , The Times (Business)
“If you value your heritage, don’t wait until Christmas comes around: go out and buy one . . . now.”—The Bristol Evening Post
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