Know Your Place
What is Know Your Place?
Know Your Place is a website that allows you to explore your neighbourhood through historic maps, images and linked information. It is about learning about and sharing information about historic Bristol. Know Your Place allows:
- wider access to Bristol's historic maps
- you to share your own information and images about Bristol.
Using Know Your Place
Before entering Know Your Place please read the guidance notes in the downloadable files section. The document about uploading information provides step by step instructions about submitting information to the site including how to nominate places for the Local List.
The site will work on all internet capable devices including ipads and smartphones and is GPS enabled.
The Know your place website was created by the City Design Group, with funding from English Heritage. This was in partnership with:
- Geographic Information Services (GIS)
- Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives
- Local volunteers.
- What information is available on Know Your Place? (pdf, 0.6 MB) (pdf, 572k) (opens new window)
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- Who uses Know Your Place and what is the information used for? (pdf, 61 KB) (pdf, 62k) (opens new window)
- How do I upload information to Know Your Place? (pdf, 1.8 MB) (pdf, 1.8MB) (opens new window)
- What sort of information should I upload to Know Your Place? (pdf, 63 KB) (pdf, 63k) (opens new window)
- Is the information on Know Your Place covered by copyright? (pdf, 60 KB) (pdf, 61k) (opens new window)
- How do I subscribe to Know Your Place? (pdf, 443 KB) (pdf, 444k) (opens new window)
- What other information will be added to Know Your Place? (pdf, 62 KB) (pdf, 62k) (opens new window)