Bath, England

Historic Sites & Landmarks in Bath, England

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  • Roman Baths Bath, England 60-70 CE

    Dedicated to the Celtic-Roman goddess Sulis Minerva, these ancient Roman baths are still fed by a sacred hot spring. The site museum displays excavations and artifacts from the baths and temple.

  • Sally Lunn's House Bath, England 1680

    Dating from 1680, Sally Lunn's historic bakery still serves its world-famous Bath buns, along with other regional specialties. The kitchen used by Sally Lunn is preserved in a museum downstairs.

  • Townhouses at 18-30 Gay Street Bath, England 1755-60

    This Grade I listed building consists of 13 terrace houses on the east side of Gay Street, stepped downhill, from No. 18 to 30. Built 1755-60 by John Wood the Younger. Jane Austen lived at 25 Gay Street in 1805.

  • Bath Abbey Bath, England c. 1500-35

    Formerly a monastery and a cathedral, the spectacular cream-colored Bath Abbey (c. 1500) now serves as the parish church of Bath. The interior is especially famed for its fan vaulting.

  • Pulteney Bridge Bath, England 1774

    Still lined with shops, this lovely stone bridge in Bath was designed by Robert Adam in the Palladian style and completed in 1774.

  • Francis Hotel Bath, England 1729-36

    Occupying seven Georgian terrace houses on Queen Square in the heart of Bath, the Francis Hotel combines Regency-inspired boutique interiors (2012) with a Grade I listed building (1736, John Wood the Elder).

  • Jane Austen House Bath, England 1792–96 (built); 1801-05 (Austens in residence)

    Jane Austen lived in this townhouse at 4 Sydney Place with her family from 1801 to 1805.

  • 8-20, Great Pulteney Street Bath, England 1789-95

    8-20 Great Pulteney Street in Bath is a Grade I listed building consisting of 12 terrace houses built 1789-95 by Thomas Baldwin, John Eveleigh, and others.

  • Cross Bath Bath, England 1783-84

    Originally built in medieval times, the current Cross Bath was constructed in 1783–84, with some later modifications. It is once again open to public bathing in the sacred hot springs of Aquae Sulis, as part of Thermae Bath Spa.

  • The Circus Bath, England 1754-69

    The Circus is a ring of elegant townhouses in Bath, England. Designed by architect John Wood the Elder and completed in 1768, it is a Grade I listed building and regarded as a preeminent example of Georgian architecture.

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