Bristol's on-loan full-back Luke Arscott has signed a one-year contract to join the Championship leaders from Bath at the end of the season.
Arscott, who spent four seasons at Bristol between 2006-2010, has featured in nine games for the club this term.
The 31-year-old made only seven league appearances for Bath after joining from Premiership rivals Exeter in June 2014.
"He's an assured presence in the full-back role," Bristol director of rugby Andy Robinson said.
"Luke has a wealth of Premiership experience with Bristol, Bath and Exeter so we are confident he can make the step up to top-flight rugby if we achieve our goals."
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