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Kings Weston House: The Early Years
Episode 3727th September 2021 • The BackTracker History Show • The Backtracker
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Situated high up on a hill overlooking the Severn Estuary and Avonmouth, the 28 acres of wooded parkland surrounding Kings Weston House are popular with local walkers.

Although only small by stately home standards Kings Weston House has some unique features and has been described as one of Sir John Vanbrugh's finest compact houses.

The park is now owned by Bristol City Council and the National Trust. The Kings Weston Action Group (KWAG) actively champions the historic estate and works to conserve it.

Listen to the story of the early years of this little known historical gem.

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SOURCES

Kings Weston Action Group

A Forgotten Landscape

Bristol Archives

The History of Parliament

Derby Mercury - Friday 07 June 1754

Caledonian Mercury - Monday 01 September 1729

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Intro music by The Model Folk 

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