Barrow-Gurney (Holy Trinity)
BARROW-GURNEY (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Bedminster, hundred of Hartcliffe with Bedminster, E. division of Somerset, 5 miles (S. W.) from Bristol; containing 303 inhabitants. It comprises 2026 acres, of which 339 are arable, 1448 pasture, 97 wood, and 16 common. The living is a donative; net income, £71; patron, Montague Gore, Esq. A Benedictine nunnery was founded here about 1200, the revenue of which, at the Dissolution, was valued at £29. 6. 8.: the site is occupied by a fine old mansion in the Elizabethan style.