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Lost West Street Index
Including Albert Street, Halswell Lane, Moat Lane and St Matthew's Field
Pages under Construction. If you can add to the research here, or have memories of the area, please get in contact.

General History of the West Street Area

Notes on the Street Names


Map aligned North=Right. Detail from 'Plan of the western side of the River Parrett' Reproduced courtesy of Bristol Record Office RefNo.:31965[STG]/11, digitisation funded by the Blake Museum, Bridgwater

Plot Histories
Pages for each to follow shortly

7: The North Pole Inn, 23 North Street 8: 19 and 21 North Street, and Jones's Buildings 9: 17 North Street 10: Grocers, 15 North Street
11: 11 North Street 12: 9 North Street 13: 7 North Street 14: 3 and 5 North Street. Behind: Southborne Terrace
15: The Cottage Inn, 1 North Street, also Smithy. 16: North Street Terrace 17: Tilly's Buildings
20: Paine's Court
23: Milton's Place 24: Harris's Court
27: Manchip's Court
35: Cole's Buildings
37 Jones's Court 38: Fursland's Court 40: Waite's Buildings
47: Cook's Place
53: 110 West Street and Webber's Buildings 54: 112 West Street 55: 114 West Street
56: 116 West Street 57: Claremont House, 118 West Street 58: 120 West Street 59: Ivy Green, 122 West Street
66: Westfield House, 101 West Street 69: Lewis Court
70: 71: 1-6 St Matthew's Field and Bryant's Buildings 72: 7-8 St Matthew's Field
73: 9 St Matthew's Field 74: The Cock Inn, 10 St Matthew's Field. Also Albert Court. 75: Nursery, 10 St Matthew's Field 76: Coombe's Buildings
77: Bulpin's Place 79: Gibb's Court
80: The Halswell Inn, 85 West Street 81: 83 West Street 82: 81 West Street
86: West Street School / The Ragged School, 67 West Street 87: 65 West Street 88: Nag's Head Inn, 63 West Street
91: West Street Place
99: Long's Court 100: Bailey's Court 101: Harding's Court
104: Excel Fish Restaurant, 3 West Street, also Carriage Works 105: The Cardiff Arms, 1 West Street 106: May's Buildings 107: Part of Albert Street Schools
110: Albert Street Schools/Friarn Primary School, Albert Street.
116: Bulpin's Buildings 117a, No.11 Court, Albert Street, or Humber's Buildings 118: Manchip's Buildings 119: Preece's Buildings
120: Cottage Place 121: Cottage Place 122: Albert Place 123: Hutching's Row
124: Quaker and/or Wesleyan Burial Ground, Albert Street 125 Quaker Burial Ground, Albert Street 126: No.11 Court, Albert Street or Gloster Place
130 Vickery's Buildings 136: The Almshouses, West Street
201: West Bow Terrace 533: The Friary Field



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