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Clifton, in Gloucester, forming a fashionable suburb of Bristol (q.v.), and noted for its romantic situation on a gorge through which the Avon flows, and over which passes a suspension bridge, once on the Thames at Charing Cross, uniting Gloucestershire with Somerset. The once famous hot springs of Clifton have now lost most of their fame. Clifton College is a well-known public school.