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"PILL ST. GEORGE, a hamlet and chapelry in the parish of Easton-in-Gordano, hundred of Portbury, county Somerset, 5 miles N.W. of Bristol. It is situated on the river Avon, and is the pilot station for the port of Bristol. The modern village is built at a short distance from the Roman station Ad Sabrinam, on the Via Julia, or Fosse Way, which passes through the chapelry. There are places of worship for Independents, Baptists, and Wesleyans." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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