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History of Henbury Lodge

Henbury Lodge Hotel almost certainly started life as two cottages around the year 1600. It remained as such until 1712 when it appears to have been combined into one dwelling.

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Henbury Court

On the site of the Station Road flats once stood Henbury Court, just one of a number of grand houses that attracted both notable guests and sight-seers to the village during the 18th and 19th Centuries.

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The History of Henbury - Part 1

Henbury was historically a very large Gloucestershire parish. It extended to the River Severn and included the tithings of Aust, Charlton, Kingsweston, Lawrence Weston, Northwick and Stowick. When the civil parish was created in 1866.

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Blaise Castle & House Museum

Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate features a 19th century mansion, set in 650 acre Grade II* registered parkland including children’s play area, museum and castle and is home to the social history collection.

Blaise Hamlet - Henbury Rustic cottages

Blaise Hamlet is a hamlet in north west Bristol, England, composed of a complex of small cottages around a green. They were built around 1811 for retired employees of Quaker banker and philanthropist John Scandrett Harford, who owned Blaise Castle House.

The History of Henbury - Part 2

Henbury was first mentioned in 692 as Heanburg. The name is from the Old English hēan byrig, meaning 'high fortified place'. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book as Henberie.

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