ST5874 : Redland Court

taken 1 year ago, near to Redland, Bristol, Great Britain

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Redland Court
Redland Court
Mansion built in 1732-5 by local architect John Strachan for John Cossins, the son of a London grocer who married the daughter of a Bristol merchant and moved to Redland. From the mid 19th Century it was home to Bristol banker (and High Sheriff of Bristol from 1855-6), George O Edwards. After his death in 1883, it was sold and from 1885 it became home to Redland High School for Girls which had been founded 3 years earlier. This role ceased in the summer of 2017, with the school merging with Red Maids' School, with the combined school, to be known as Redmaids' High School, being based at the latter's site in Westbury-on-Trym. The Redland Court site has been sold to developers.

The main building is grade II* listed as are the gates (on the left of the photo) - see LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link respectively.
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ST5874, 433 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Educational sites 
Place (from Tags)
Bristol  Redland 
Person (from Tags)
John Strachan  John Cossins  George O Edwards 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 583 747 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.2066N 2:36.0619W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 583 747
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Redland Road  Redland Court  Redland High School for Girls 

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