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Clifton


Clifton and Clifton East city council wards shown within Bristol.

Coordinates: 51°27′40″N 2°37′08″W / 51.4612, -2.6188 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Population 10,293[1]
OS grid reference ST571737
Unitary authority Bristol
Ceremonial county Bristol
Region South West
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRISTOL
Postcode district BS
Dial code 0117
Police Avon and Somerset
Fire Avon
Ambulance Great Western
UK Parliament Bristol West
European Parliament South West England
List of places: UKEnglandBristol
The crowded Princess Victoria Street lies at the heart of Clifton Village

Clifton is an inner suburb of the English port city of Bristol. Clifton was recorded in the Domesday book as Clistone, the name of the village denoting a 'hillside settlement' and referring to its position on a steep hill. Various sub-districts of Clifton exist, including Whiteladies Road, an important shopping district to the east, and Clifton Village, a smaller shopping area near the Avon Gorge to the west. The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... View from Cumberland Basin of the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the Avon Gorge Bristol (IPA: ) is a city, unitary authority and ceremonial county in South West England, 115 miles (185 km) west of London. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... View from Cumberland Basin of the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the Avon Gorge Bristol (IPA: ) is a city, unitary authority and ceremonial county in South West England, 115 miles (185 km) west of London. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... South West England is one of the regions of England. ... This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including independent states (both those that are internationally recognised and generally unrecognised), inhabited dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty. ... 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Avon & Somerset Constabulary is a police force in England covering the county of Somerset and the districts of South Gloucestershire, Bristol, North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset; these districts were the now defunct county of Avon hence the forces name. ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... Temple Back Fire Station and Service HQ The Avon Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory FRS or Fire and Rescue Service covering the area of what used to be the County of Avon (1974-1996) but now consists of the four unitary authorities of Bath and North East Somerset... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... 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This is a list of settlements, tourist attractions and other places of interest in the English city of Bristol. ... Princess Victoria Street in Clifton, Bristol by user:rbrwr File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Princess Victoria Street in Clifton, Bristol by user:rbrwr File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... View from Cumberland Basin of the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the Avon Gorge Bristol (IPA: ) is a city, unitary authority and ceremonial county in South West England, 115 miles (185 km) west of London. ... A line drawing entitled Domesday Book from Andrew Williamss Historic Byways and Highways of Old England. ... The Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge, looking south from the Downs The Avon Gorge (Grid reference ST560743) is a 2. ...


Although the suburb has no formal boundaries, the name Clifton is generally applied to the high ground stretching from Whiteladies Road in the east to the rim of the Avon Gorge in the west, and from Clifton Down and Durdham Down in the north to Cornwallis Crescent in the south. This area corresponds roughly with the city wards of Clifton and Clifton East, although the former also includes the river side suburb of Hotwells.[2][3] Categories: Stub | Bristol ... Only three of Durdham Downs Seven Sisters now remain Durdham Down is an area of public open space in Bristol. ... Hotwells is a district of Bristol, England located in the lee of high ground that Clifton occupies and directly to the north of the City Docks. ...


Clifton is one of the oldest and most affluent areas of the city, much of it having been built with profits from tobacco and the slave trade. Situated to the west of Bristol's city centre, it was at one time a separate settlement but became attached to Bristol by continuous development during the Georgian era and was formally incorporated into the city in the 1830s. Grand houses, that required many servants, were built in the area. Although some were detached or semi-detached properties, the bulk were built as terraces, many with three or more floors. One famous terrace is the majestic Royal York Crescent, visible from the Avon Gorge below and looking across the Bristol docklands. Berkeley Square which was built around 1790 is an example of georgian architecture. The ABC Cinema on Whiteladies Road has now been converted into offices and gymnasium. This article is about the product manufactured from Tobacco plants (Nicotiana spp. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The central area of the city of Bristol, South West England, is the area south of the central ring road and north of the Floating Harbour, bordered north by St Pauls and Easton, east by Temple Meads and Redcliffe, and west by Clifton and Canons Marsh. ... The Georgian architecture of The Circus, Bath, built between 1754 and 1768 The Georgian era is a period of British history, normally defined as including the reigns of the kings George I, George II, George III and George IV, i. ... Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta in south-west Nigeria... Berkeley Square is close to Park Street in the Clifton area of Bristol. ...


Clifton ward, which includes Hotwells, has a population of 10,452 in 5,007 households, according to adjusted figures for the 2001 census. On the same basis, Clifton East ward has a population of 9,538 in 4,741 households. In Clifton ward, 27% of the adult population (aged 16 to 74 years) is in full-time education.[4][5] UK Census 2001 logo A nationwide census, commonly known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday 29 April 2001. ...


Immediately north of Clifton is Durdham Down, a relatively flat and open area, used for recreation purposes. On the western edge of Clifton is Clifton Down, a less open/more wooded area, adjacent to the gorge. Clifton is home to many buildings of the University of Bristol (such as Goldney Hall, Victoria Rooms and the Wills Memorial Building); Isambard Kingdom Brunel's Clifton Suspension Bridge; the Roman Catholic Clifton Cathedral; Christ Church, Clifton Down; Clifton College; Clifton High School; Bristol Zoo; The Royal West of England Academy; The Coronation Tap (a pub); and BBC Bristol. The University of Bristol is a university in Bristol, England. ... Goldney Hall is one of the three halls of residence in Clifton, Bristol providing accommodation for students at the University of Bristol. ... The Victoria Rooms now house the Universitys Department of Music. ... The Wills Memorial Building The Wills Memorial Building is situated at the top of Park Street in Queens Road in Bristol, United Kingdom. ... Brunel before the launching of the Great Eastern. ... The Clifton Suspension Bridge is a suspension bridge, spanning the Avon Gorge and linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset, England. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Categories: Buildings and structures stubs | Bristol | Roman Catholic cathedrals in Britain ... An 1898 etching of the College Close Clifton College is a major coeducational public school in Clifton, Bristol, England. ... Clifton High School is an independent girls school in Bristol. ... Bristol Zoo is a major UK tourist attraction in the city of Bristol in Southwest England. ... The Royal West of England Academy (RWA), is an art gallery where Queens Road meets Whiteladies Road, in Bristol, England. ... The Coronation Tap is a pub that serves cider, or a ciderhouse, in Clifton, Bristol. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, usually known as the BBC, is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion (US$7. ...


Clifton is served by Clifton Down railway station, located in Whiteladies Road on the local Severn Beach railway line, and by frequent bus services from central Bristol. It has road links to the city centre and outer western suburbs, and across the Clifton Suspension Bridge to Leigh Woods in North Somerset. Between 1893 and 1934, it was connected to Hotwells by the Clifton Rocks Railway. Clifton Down railway station is located on Whiteladies Road in Clifton, Bristol, England. ... The Severn Beach Line is a local railway in Bristol, UK, running from Narroways Junction to Severn Beach. ... One of the quarries, seen from The Downs. ... North Somerset is a unitary authority in England, historically part of the county of Somerset but now administered independently. ... The Avon Gorge. ...


References

  1. ^ Clifton. 2001 Census Ward Information Sheet. Retrieved on 2007-02-21.
  2. ^ Super Output Areas(lower level)- Clifton. Bristol City Council (citing ONS). Retrieved on April 23, 2007.
  3. ^ Clifton East Ward Map. Bristol City Council. Retrieved on June 16, 2006.
  4. ^ Clifton Ward Profile. Bristol City Council. Retrieved on June 16, 2006.
  5. ^ Clifton East Ward Profile. Bristol City Council. Retrieved on June 16, 2006.

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