Gordano Civic Society

Founded 1956

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The Portishead Pancake Money

A history of the Chappell Charity


By John Haysom.

The story of the local charity established by Katherine Chappell in 1693 and still operating today. 56 pages.

First published in 1995. ISBN 0-9525898-0-X

Price: £5










Power Station map

This map shows the site of the former Power Stations with the modern road layout superimposed. Price: £1.50



1840 Tithe Maps

A complete set of Tithe Maps from 1840 which cover different parts of Portishead, North Weston and Weston-in-Gordano. They give details of ownership and occupation and a description of the land. They are on cream A3 paper and cost £1.50 each.


Maps available:

1. Nore Road/Down Road/Coast Line
2. Nore Road/West Hill
3. Woodhill
4. The Village
5. Bristol Road/Clapton Lane/St Mary's Road
6. North Weston/St Mary's Road
7. Weston Moor/Weston in Gordano

Gordano Trails Nos 1 to 10


Pamphlets covering self-guided trails in Portishead and the Gordano Valley. 50p each.




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Fully illustrated walks around the Gordano Valley. A colour booklet published by North Somerset Council written by Jim Dyer. Updated in 2011.


Available from The Gordano Footpath Group, 3 Harmony Drive, Portishead, Bristol, BS20 8DH.


Price is now only £5 plus £1 postage. Cheques to be made payable to The Gordano Footpath Group.


Power-Stations-map.jpg The Portishead Pancake Money

Items on this page cannot currently be bought on-line or by post.

Items above can be bought at Society meetings or from Sandy Tebbutt on 01275 843566.

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