Publisher description for Bristol / Andrew Foyle ; with contributions by Bridget Cherry.


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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.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Architecture England Bristol Guidebooks, Bristol (England) Buildings, structures, etc, Guidebooks