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Friends of Crow Lane Open Space

We are a newly formed group of concerned local residents who use and take pride in our park. We not only want to preserve our green space from being sold off, but also to work together to campaign and plan for much needed improvements and investment.

The two Giants of Bristol

There are stories of giants all over Britain, but there is a distinct and unusual trail of giant stories that threads its way along the south coast of England, from Sussex to Cornwall, and then up the shores of the Severn Sea to Bristol.

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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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Crow Lane Open Space

The Crow Lane Open Space is the large tract of green space that stretches north to south from Tormarton Crescent across to Crow Lane and east to west from Standfast Road to Henbury Road and Marmion Crescent.

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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