Gordano Civic Society

Founded 1956

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The Lake Grounds

at Portishead


The Jewel in our Crown.

A 44 page booklet to celebrate the Centenary of the Lake Grounds. Collected and edited by Sandy Tebbutt.

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Posset Pieces

A regular booklet on local history from the Gordano Region of Somerset.

May be bought here on-line. All editions are available.


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Other publications

Other items available include: Tithe Maps, a Power Station map, and trail pamphlets. These items cannot bePower station map bought on-line.

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The Lake Grounds Portishead Pancake Money

Most of these items can be bought here online or can be bought by post, at Society meetings, or from Careys, 17 High Street, or the Ship Inn, Portishead.

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1884 Map

1884 Map

A very detailed large scale Ordnance Survey map of Portishead and surrounding areas in the Gordano Valley. Available on DVD or as high quality prints.

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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 still operating today.

56 pages.

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