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St John the Baptist Hermitage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4485 / 51°26'54"N

Longitude: -2.591 / 2°35'27"W

OS Eastings: 359022

OS Northings: 172333

OS Grid: ST590723

Mapcode National: GBR C8M.YL

Mapcode Global: VH88N.1VKG

Entry Name: St John the Baptist Hermitage

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380308

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: St Mary Redcliffe with Temple, Bristol and St John the Baptist, Bedminster

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5972 REDCLIFF HILL, Redcliff
901-1/42/1683 (West side)
08/01/59 St John the Baptist Hermitage

II

Cave. Dated 1669. Rubble with limestone ashlar. Cave hewn from
rock walls with a pointed-arched doorway. INTERIOR not
inspected, but reported to have a plaque inside the door
inscribed 1669/ HERE LYETH THE BODY OF CHRISTOPHER THE MONK OR
CHRISTOPHER BIRCHEAD OF THIS CITY, MARINER, WHO DIED THE 16TH
DAY OF THE 9TH MONTH '69. A concrete wall now blocks the
entrance.


Listing NGR: ST5902372334

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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