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  The Albion - Clifton - Bristol -1982
Clifton is perhaps the finest suburb in the kingdom and one of its charms is the way in which it has retained its old-world village atmosphere.
There were two kinds of houses built in Clifton at that time; the superior houses of the rising wealthy merchants who employed first-rate architects to build elegant homes befitting their new status, and the Crescents and Terraces built by speculators to meet the growing demands of the Hotwell and Clifton Spas.
Bristol’s Lost Pubs is a record of Bristol’s pubs and publicans, dating from the mid-eighteenth century up until the mid-twentieth century the information on these pages has been gleaned from local trade directories and census returns.
weldgen.tripod.com /bristolinns/id25.html   (1170 words)

 Clifton, Bristol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clifton is an inner suburb of the English port city of Bristol.
Clifton was recorded in the Domesday book as Clistone, the name of the village denoting a 'hillside settlement' and referring to its position on a steep hill.
Clifton is served by Clifton Down railway station, located in Whiteladies Road on the local Severn Beach railway line, and by frequent bus services from central Bristol.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clifton,_Bristol   (489 words)

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Thus the Clifton Rocks Railway owed its existence to the self imposed isolation of the elegant and fashionable residential area of Clifton from the developing public transport system of the City of Bristol.
Thankfully, the main studios at BBC Bristol were never silenced, but the usefulness of the Control Room alone fully justified the work which had gone into the conversion of the railway tunnel.
The Bristol Corporation were prepared to purchase all this plant for the sum of £5 in exchange for no claim being made for reinstatement in respect of the premises.
www.subbrit.org.uk /rsg/sites/b/bristol_clifton_rocks/index.html   (6592 words)

 Clifton Rugby Football Club History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Clifton Rugby Club was formed on 27th September 1872 at the Kings Arms on Blackboy Hill in Clifton, Bristol.
The junior section of Clifton RFC was founded in 1977 largely due to the efforts of the club captain Ian Elvin.
Bristol Schools, Rugby and Clifton RFC - An account of how prolific schools such as Clifton College, Bristol Grammar and Colstons have been.
www.cliftonrfchistory.co.uk   (713 words)

 Bristol - Clifton (Page 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
On the night of November 24th 1940, the church fell victim to the severe bombing of Bristol by the Luftwaffe.
By the turn of the nineteenth century the church was too small, and it was rebuilt in 1822, the capital being raised by renting pews or granting them in perpetuity to those who contributed a certain sum.
Clifton church is not to any extent the church of the parishioners; the rich and the non-resident occupy the reserved seats and those few that are nominally free are filled with powdered footmen.
brisray.com /bristol/bclifton2.htm   (1395 words)

 Church of St Andrew, Clifton, Bristol
This Church has a plain outside, the inside is neat, and agreeable; it consists of three ailes, has a gallery the breadth of the whole Church, and many marble monuments, but most of them are small.
On the night of November 24th the church fell victim to the severe bombing of Bristol by the Luftwaffe.
Christ Church became the parish church of Clifton, one of eight churches carved out of the former Clifton parish in the nineteenth century.
www.churchcrawler.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /clftand.htm   (827 words)

 Clifton Hotel Bristol
The Clifton Hotel enjoys a long established reputation for excellent service combined with a relaxed atmosphere and consequently remains a firm favourite with visitors to the area.
Clifton Suspension Bridge (4 km) - The CLifton Suspension Bridge is the symbol of the city of Bristol.
The visitors centre is just 200 metres from the bridge on the Clifton side and is located on teh ground floor of a former Victorian hotel.
www.uk-hotels-central.co.uk /clifton-hotel-bristol   (800 words)

 CPSL Clifton Bristol lets rent flats & houses student accommodation
As a Bristol letting agent, we value our clients and realise that good communication and a competitive pricing structure are essential.
In particular working with Bristol University and The University of the West of England (UWE) students, post-graduates and staff, together with relocation agencies and company let.
Situated in Clifton Village, we are ideally located for professionals seeking accommodation in the popular Clifton area, and students who are looking for houses or flats after leaving the University’s Halls.
www.cpsl.uk.com   (331 words)

 The Clifton Suspension Bridge
The Clifton Suspension Bridge, spanning the beautiful Avon Gorge, is the symbol of the city of Bristol.
Its story began in 1754 with the dream of a Bristol wine merchant who left a legacy to build a bridge over the Gorge.
The first competition in 1829 was judged by Thomas Telford, the leading civil engineer of the day.
www.clifton-suspension-bridge.org.uk   (201 words)

 Clifton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clifton, Bristol, inner suburb of the English port city of Bristol
Clifton Reynes, village in the Borough of Milton Keynes, England
Clifton Suspension Bridge, suspension bridge spanning the Avon Gorge and linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset, UK Clifton Williams, NASA astronaut and USMC Major who was killed after a mechanical failure caused the flight controls in a T-38 he was piloting to stop responding
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clifton   (602 words)

 Welcome to CHIS
It is one of the biggest societies in Bristol and one of the largest amenity societies in the country.
The area which CHIS covers is urban Bristol 8, which is a diverse area, including Hotwells, North Clifton, Cliftonwood, the west of “The Strip” and Clifton Village.
Given the relentless increase in population in Bristol 8, it is hoped that the area’s sub-structure will be able to accommodate the newcomers, usually in rented properties.
www.cliftonhotwells.org.uk /chairman_report_04.html   (1165 words)

Bristol and Clifton is a beautiful, undulating, country golf course of distinctive character, established in 1891.
2006 was another great year for Bristol and Clifton Golf Club in both golf and in it's general development.
On the Bristol and District League Finals Day the men won the individual championship, came second in the gross team championship and won the net championship.
bristolgolf.co.uk   (622 words)

 Clifton Online - The local portal for Clifton Bristol --- BS8, England,Clifton,Bristol
Clifton Online was born out of a genuine desire to create a site that is interesting, informative, helpful, useful and, above all else, alive.
This is much bigger than you may think - it covers Clifton Village, Whiteladies Road, much of Hotwells and the University too.
We are very keen that events in Clifton and Hotwells are publicised.
www.cliftononline.net   (413 words)

 Clifton High School Bristol - Joining Clifton High School
If you wish your child to join us as a pupil in either the Upper or Lower schools you will find information here about our entrance procedures, our programme of open days and the structure of our fees and scholarships.
Please use the menu on the left of the screen to obtain further details on the area of your choice.
Clifton High School - College Road, Clifton, Bristol.
www.cliftonhigh.bristol.sch.uk /joining/joining.htm   (127 words)

 Cotch dot net - clifton suspension bridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Clifton Suspension Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Avon Gorge and linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset.
An attempt to build Brunel's design in 1831 was stopped by the Bristol Riots, which severely dented commercial confidence in Bristol.
A slightly revised design was made by William Henry Barlow and Sir John Hawkshaw; it has a wider, higher and sturdier deck than Brunel intended, triple chains instead of double, and the towers were left as rough stone rather than being finished in Egyptian style.
www.cotch.net /Clifton_Suspension_Bridge   (422 words)

 The Dental Surger, Clifton, Bristol
The Dental Surgery, Clifton is located in Clifton Village, Bristol and is situated on the upper floors of No.15, The Mall.
There is free parking on the roads in and around Clifton Village.
8 and 9 stop outside WHSmith on Clifton Down Road, which is a 3 minute walk away.
www.cliftondentalsurgery.co.uk /location.htm   (50 words)

 VisitBristol - Bristol's official tourist information site
See the city from new heights when you ride the amazing Bristol Eye in Castle Park until 14 January.
It's Abba Mania at Jurys, a masked party at the Tobacco Factory, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at Colston Hall or Soul Train at Ashton Court Mansion.
It's back...the prestigious annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition has returned to Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery.
www.visitbristol.co.uk   (183 words)

 Church of St Augustine of Canterbury/St Catherine of Siena, Clifton, Bristol
Church of St Augustine of Canterbury/St Catherine of Siena, Clifton, Bristol
Following the opening of the Apostles (1848) the church became conventual and was enlarged in 1850 and rededicated to St Catherine of Siena.
Climbing up Prospect Place from the base of Clifton Heights tower block in The Triangle to the Pro-Cathedral, the doorway and window below are to be found part-way up.
www.geocities.com /churchcrawler/bristol/cathrine.htm   (260 words)

 Cinema Treasures | ABC Clifton Bristol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It's a far cry from the heady days in November 1921, when the cinema was proudly opened by the Duchess of Beaufort, who was joined for the occasion by the archdeacon of Bristol and a senior Free Church minister.
The Bristol Times and Mir ror newspaper insisted on calling it a "Kinema" as they said that it was a building devoted to kinematography.
Considering its pedigree the cinema was strangely unadventurous and was the last major city picture house to be adapted for the talkies.
cinematreasures.org /theater/849   (1361 words)

 Referrals to Clifton Orthodontics - Bristol orthodontist - orthodontic braces - orthodontist Bristol
Referring patients to Clifton Orthodontics is very simple.
All you need to do is complete the enclosed referral form and return to it us by post or fax, together with any relelvant radiographs, or visit our website at www.cliftonorthodontics.co.uk and we will then contact your patient to arrange an initial consultation.
We will ensure that a successful referral to Clifton Orthodontics will enhance your patient’s trust in you as their dentist and they will be grateful to you for referring them to us for specialist treatment.
www.cliftonorthodontics.co.uk /referrals_bristol_orthodontist/orthodontist_bristol.html   (249 words)

 Brunel's Suspension Bridge, Clifton, Bristol.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Clifton Suspension Bridge views from the Leigh Woods side.
An early design of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, it was only completed in 1864 after his death.
The first two photos are a less common view of the Bridge as most take photos from the Clifton side.
www.bristoljpg.co.uk /2006/clifton-bridge.htm   (95 words)

 GENUKI: Clifton (Bristol), Gloucestershire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Several churches in Clifton are featured on Phil Draper's Church Crawler site amongst Bristol Cathedrals, Churches and Chapels.
Church Crawler is devoted to news and information about churches in the UK, and worldwide, where the emphasis is on "less-well-known churches that do not appear on the tourist trails of the world".
There is information about the history of the parish, and the building of St Paul's Church, Clifton on the church's web site.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/GLS/Clifton/index.html   (186 words)

 Clifton Park, Clifton, Bristol. Student Accommodation Letting and Property Rental in Bristol -UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Flat 1: Close to Clifton village, this unfurnished property is in a small, modern block of flats which are let mainly to professionals.
Weather forcasts for the Bristol City area (24hr and 5day) from the BBC.
Bristol University Links • Student Letting Specialists • Student Rent Specialists • University West of England Links
www.anthonyjames.uk.com /clifton_park.htm   (341 words)

 Rosebery House - Bed & Breakfast - Clifton, Bristol, UK
Situated in a quiet Georgian crescent close to Clifton, Bristol University and the harbourside
Prices are from £79 per night for a double or twin and £55 for single occupancy, all including breakfast.
All three bedrooms are bright and comfortable with smart ensuite shower rooms with fluffy towels and toiletries.
www.roseberyhouse.net   (211 words)

 Clifton Observatory, Bristol Camera Obscura
Overlooking the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Bristol Camera Obscura is in a building that was originally a windmill known as "The Snuff Mill".
In 1777 the mill machinery was destroyed by a gale that turned the sails too fast and caused a fire.
On our first trip to Bristol we bought this postcard from the early years of the 20th century in an antique market not far from the observatory.
brightbytes.com /cosite/2bristol.html   (529 words)

 Directory | Catholic Church | Bristol South | Clifton | Cathedral Church of SS Peter and Paul
Clifton Cathedral House, Clifton Park, Bristol BS8 3BX.
Sisters of La Retraite, Emmaus House, Pastoral Retreat Centre, Clifton Hill, Bristol, BS8 4PD.
Sisters of the Temple, St Angela’s Convent, 5 Litfield Place, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3LU.
www.cliftondiocese.com /parishes/Clifton   (219 words)

Bristol Zoo Gardens is keeping that Christmas feeling going throughout the holidays.
Bristol Zoo supports the Cameroon Wildlife Aid Fund (CWAF), the subject of a new Animal Planet series called ‘Go Ape’ that highlights important conservation issues.
about Bristol Zoo's relationship with CWAF click here
www.bristolzoo.org.uk   (188 words)

 Counselling and Psychotherapy and other Therapy in Clifton Bristol by Daphne Wilbraham Counsellor & Psychotherapist
Counselling and Psychotherapy and other Therapy in Clifton Bristol by Daphne Wilbraham Counsellor and Psychotherapist
I am a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist in the Clifton area of Bristol.
I hope you will find this information useful, and that you will know a little more about how counselling and psychotherapy works, and how I may be able to help you.
www.cliftoncounselling.co.uk   (98 words)

 The Clifton Sausage
Since opening in the Summer of 2002, the Clifton Sausage has become one of the most popular bars and restaurants in Bristol.
Reviews have been unanimous in not just their praise of the classically British menu but the extensive wine list and service as well.
Situated in the centre of Clifton Village the “Sausage” offers a welcome alternative to some of the more stereotypical establishments that can exist in some city centres.
www.cliftonsausage.co.uk   (164 words)

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