Watercraft 5/5: narrowboats and pleasure craft moored at St Augustine’s Reach, Bristol



scipioThe grave of Scipio Africanus, Henbury churchyard, Bristol

I who was Born a PAGAN and a SLAVE
Now Sweetly Sleep a CHRISTIAN in my Grave
What tho’ my hue was dark my SAVIORS sight
Shall Change this darkness into radiant light
Such grace to me my Lord on earth has given
To recommend me to my Lord in heaven
Whose glorious second coming I await
With saints and Angels Him to celebrate

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Door: unused


Crickhowell door 10/10
Another garden gate, little used to judge by the greenery
Adjacent to the 15th-century Porth Mawr or Great Gate, this minor entrance is set in the wall surrounding a Regency house formerly known as Cwrt-y-Carw or Stags Court which itself stands on the site of a 15th-century fortified manor house.