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Roman Baths

Roman Baths Pump Room Stall Street Bath Bath and North East Somerset Post Code : BA1 1LZ Telephone : 01225 477 785  Admission Charge Visit Their Website The Roman Baths, dating from around 50 AD, are one of the best-preserved Roman sites. Lying below street level, the site features the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, …

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North Parade Passage

North Parade Passage – Bath Bath and North East Somerset Free Admission A charming pedestrianised street leading off Abbey Green is one of the few examples of Baths pre-Georgian architecture. The timber-framed houses were built along with a former priory orchard. Most of the buildings have been rebuilt over the centuries but Sally Lunns (4 …

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Grapes – Bath

Grapes – 14 Westgate Street Bath Bath and North East Somerset Post Code: BA1 1EQ Free Admission Although this pub looks like it dates from Georgian times it is much older. In the 1600s numbers, 14 and 15 Westgate were one house. The building was given a major facelift in 1720 but many features from …

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Abbey Church House

Abbey Church House – Westgate BuildingsBathBath and North East SomersetFree Admission Abbey Church House is Bath’s only surviving Elizabethan mansion. The Master of St John’s Hospital had a house on this site but in around 1590 the house was rebuilt by Dr Robert Baker. The great chamber and Elizabethan chimney-piece still survives. In the 16th century, …

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Number 1 Royal Crescent

Bath, set in the rolling green hills of the Avon valley, was transformed into England’s first spa town by the Romans. In the 18th century, it regained its popularity. At this time two architects, John Wood the Elder and John Wood the Younger, were responsible for creating Bath’s fine Georgian buildings. The Royal Crescent is …

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Bath Assembly Rooms

The Assembly Rooms, originally known as the Upper Rooms, were designed by John Wood the younger and opened in 1771. They were the third set of such rooms to be built in Bath. The Assembly Rooms were a place where the company could dance, play cards and drink tea. When work began on the rooms …

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