Sweet History landmark (photo)

King Street

Date: Stuart period (1603-1714)

King Street was mostly built in the 17th century, and is one of the few remaining streets in Bristol with examples of buildings that were built because of the wealth generated by the slave trade. In 1775 the street was home to both Henry Webb, captain of the slave ship the Nevis Planter, and Robert Walls, who was surgeon on the slave ship Guinea.

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