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.

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