Archive for January, 2011

Royal Fort, St Michael’s Hill, Part 2

Archaeological investigations on University land off Tyndall Avenue, St Michael’s Hill, Bristol revealed the remains of a possible barrack block and subterranean gunpowder magazine of the the purpose-built Civil War citadel known as the Royal Fort, located in the spring of 2009.

ammunition bedminster birmingham blast furnace brickworks bristol burial cesspit chapel cinema city hall civil war coaching inn dwelling fort garden building gazebo hall house hospital industrial iron works keynsham law court lido maesteg medieval meeting hall millerd's map modern monastic oven pit post-medieval post hole prehistoric or roman priory public house railway records office road roman shipyard st james theatre timber