Bath

Bath, famous for it’s stone and the Roman Baths. The picturesque village of Bath, Somerset lays atop a geothermic hot spring that drew the Romans to settle, develop and ultimately name her. The other world famous part of Bath is the stone. Much of Bath is constructed of the beautiful pale yellow bricks. As an effort to maintain her character and charm new construction will be subject to stringent scrutiny to ensure that it is in keeping with the town aesthetic.

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The Cathedral from the baths

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Gaius Calpurnius Receptus

Bath is adorned with a bounty of Georgian buildings, I travelled there on the pretence I was taking my partner to a fantastic tourist destination when really I wanted to walk among the historic and complimentary construction. The plazas (almost) seamlessly  transition from original Georgian Bath stone buildings to modern developments inspired them. No Apple store or Superdry will ever fit into the historic architecture but to do no development would do a good town a disservice. The new among the old in Bath should only offend the most stout of unprogressives. The rest of us should simply object to the destruction of any further Georgian buildings and protest the construction of hideous mockeries.

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Abbey Green

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The High street decorations

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The high street umbrellas

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The picturesque shopfronts

A visit to bath is highly recommended. It will be difficult to go amiss and if one should then turn the corner and all will be set right.

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