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The Ruin opposite St Vincent's Rock

The Ruin opposite St Vincent's Rock

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1788

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f. 194

Length: 185

Width: 265

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

The cliffs at St Vincent's Rock are believed to have gained their name in medieval times when monks inhabited cells in the cliffs. This was also the point in the Avon Gorge from which the spa waters at Hotwells sprang.

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