- Barton Hill, Bristol
infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Barton Hill
region= South West England
constituency_westminster= Bristol East
postcode_district = BS
Barton Hill is an area of
Bristol, just to the east of the city centre and Bristol Temple Meads railway station.
It includes residential, retail and industrial premises and is crossed by major roads, railway tracks and the feeder canal leading to Bristol Harbour.
As an independent village, Barton Hill is mentioned in the
Domesday Bookas "Bertune apud Bristov", and later in 1220 as "Berton Bristoll". [Ekwall|29]
Christ Church Barton Hill was opened in 1883 and demolished in 1957. A large geometrical gothic church without a west front but good rooks and a nice apse.
Space Rockband Alien Stash Tinoriginated from Barton Hill and vocalist / guitarist Jon Wisbey still lives in the area. The regeneration of the area is also the inspiration behind the bands song 'Rat In A Maze'.
The [http://www.bartonhillsettlement.org.uk/ Barton Hill Settlement] is a community resource for people in Barton Hill. Among other services it offers adult education classes on a variety of subjects, and runs a creche.
* [http://www.bhas.org.uk/ Barton Hill Advice Service]
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