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Lorna Doone

This brass crown dating from the early 1700's, was probably used as a ceremonial piece for trades processions in Bristol.

The George Inn, first recorded in 1541, had become the stopping place for the Rocket stagecoach before 1800, and was described in 1787 as a stone a

Colston is widely revered as one of Bristol's biggest benefactors.