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Bristol's Lost Streets

A Memory of Bristol

A list of just some streets which have disappeared or changed their names since 1900.

Barr's Street (Lane until 1848) - Milk Street to St James's Barton - demolished and built over post-war for Broadmead Shopping Centre.

Barton Alley - widened in 1860s and became Bond Street.

Carey's Lane - Old Market Street to Ropewalk - demolished for underpass and roundabout.

Castle Mill Street - Merchant Street to Narrow Weir - blitzed, now Newgate.

Clark Street - now Midland Road.

College Street - Anchor Lane (now Road) to College Green - Deanery Road built and houses later demolished 1950s.

Counterslip - although the name remains,it was transferred from the original Countess Quay to a new road off Victoria Street in the 1960s.

Cross Street - off College Street - removed for building of Council House on College Green.

Dolphin Street - Union Street to Bridge Street - destroyed by blitz, now part of Castle Park.

Duck Lane - off Nelson Street - now part of Fairfax Street.

Ellbroad Street - Narrow Weir to Redcross Street - removed post-war for Broadmead Shopping Centre.

Frogmore Street - Park Street to Trenchard Street - most buildings demolished for new road pattern.

Griffin Lane - now Lower Park Row.

Lampblack Hill - although a continuation of Redland Road, it became known as Arley Hill after Arley Chapel.

Limekiln Lane - became part of St Georges' Road.

Mary le Port Street - High Street to Dolphin Street - blitzed and now part of Castle Park.

Milk Street - Horsefair to Newfoundland Street - now covered by Bond Street extension/M32 approach road.

Montague Street - St James's Barton to Dighton Street demolished for Bus Station.

Old King Street - buildings removed post-war and now part of Merchant Street.

Peter Street - Dolphin Street to Castle Street - blitzed, now part of Castle Park.

Philadelphia Street - Broad Weir to Milk Street - demolished and built over post-war for Broadmead Shopping Centre.

Pile Street - demolished and became part of Redcliffe Way.

Redcliffe Hill - houses demolished for road widening 1960s.

Ropewalk - later known as Wellington Road.

Rosemary Street - became the eastern part of Broadmead.

Sims Alley - Broadmead to Horsefair - destroyed due to post-war Broadmead Shopping Centre.

St James's Back - Broadmead to Horsefair - now Silver Street.

St James's Square - St James's Barton to Milk Street - part blitzed, part wantonly destroyed in 1968.

St Philip's Plain - now Broad Plain and Narrow Plain.

Steep Street - Host Street to Griffin Lane (see above) -road line altered and became Colston Street.

The Quay - now Colston Avenue.

Thunderbolt Street - off Prince Street - built over by the CWS building, later replaced by Broad Quay House.

Can anyone name any more?

A memory shared by Paul Townsend , on Dec 5th, 2009.

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