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Hanham Mount

Hanham Mount commemorates the persecution of the Baptist community in the 1600s and the open air preaching of John Wesley and George Whitfield, which started here in 1730s. Hanham was one 
of the first places that they preached in 
the open air.
The site was landscaped and a beacon light first installed in 1951 (replaced in 2007). Site managed and continually enhanced by Friends group since 1996, including installing new metal outdoor pulpit (to replace 1970 wooden replica, which succumbed to vandalism and the weather, of the chapel pulpit from the Colliers’ School, established by Wesley and Whitefield at Kingswood). Also improvements to pavements, footpaths and lighting, plus producing interpretation boards and an information leaflet.

Additional visitor information
•    Coach access
•    Parking Mount Hill Road bus lay-by
•    There is a steep path from the Mount Hill Road entrance, but a flat path suitable for people with mobility impairments from Gunning Close entrance (NB Gunning Close not suitable for large coaches, only mini buses).

Annual Easter open air service.                                              

Always looking for new members to support 
their work – contacts as above.


Mount Hill Road/Gunning Close
Bristol BS15 8FX

All day, all year.

Contact (The Friends of Hanham Mount)
Tel: 0117 967 2634

Getting there [ST647728]
Hanham is situated on the A431 Bristol–Bath road.

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