R & J Removlas Kingswood
Kingswoodis an urban area inSouth Gloucestershire,England, bordering the City ofBristolto the west. It is located on both sides of theA420 road, which connects Bristol andChippenhamand which forms the high street through the principal retail zone. Bristol City Centre is located 4 miles to the west, and Chippenham is located 18 miles to the east, TheRing Roadalso runs around the eastern edge of Kingswood. Bath is 12.5 miles away. Western Kingswood is contiguous with eastern Bristol, and although it does not lie within the city (andunitary authority) boundary, it acts in several capacities as a suburb of the city.
In the 18th century it was a small coal mining village whereGeorge Whitefield's open-air preaching greatly influencedJohn Wesleyin the founding ofMethodism. The construction of a number of chapels,Tabernacleand schools by Whitefield, Wesley, and their associates and followers is held to be one of the factors contributing to Kingswood's growth.
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