of Wraxall lies 2 miles north of Nailsea and 6.5 miles
west of Bristol.
from medieval times, name Wraxall is thought to be mean 'nook
of land frequented by Buzzards'.
Court, the original manor house, passed through many hands
until it was taken over by the Admiralty during World War
II. Following the war the building became a Hall of Residence
for Bristol University.
Wraxall's Grade I listed parish church, was built in the 14th
century. The nearby Rectory dates from the 17th century.
registers surviving from 1562 record the baptism of black
slaves, revealing Wraxall's connection with Bristol's trans-Atlantic