History Of Bristol
Trace Bristol`s long and fascinating history with a tour of some of the most interesting sites in the city. From its humble beginnings as a Saxon hamlet clustered around a bridge over the River Avon, Bristol expanded to become the largest and most important city in the South West of England. Its flourishing port and diverse commercial and industrial activities have not only given Bristol a unique character, but also ensured that for many years it was known as England's second city.
Bristol Explores the colourful and fascinating history of Bristol through visible signs that it has left behind. This book takes a fresh look at some of the city's well-known - and not so well-know - buildings, and is also a guide to some of the many statues, columns, plaques and other memorials that can be found across the city. Full description