Beech House, Stapleton Grove, Bell Hill, Bristol

Beech House, Stapleton Grove, Bell Hill, Bristol
Photograph taken 30 June 2001 © Ms Ruth Povey. Source Historic England Archive ref: 378948

This house was built by Joseph Harford as Stapleton Grove in 1764. It was the home of Raja Rammohun Roy Bahadoor when he came to the United Kingdom in 1829. He was an ambassador of the Mughal emperor. He was a noted Hindu reformer who worked to stop the rite of suttie. He died here in 1833 and is buried at Arno's Vale Cemetery, Bristol.

Location

Bristol Bristol

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

house housing diversity religion faith Victorian (1837 - 1901)