Bath, Avon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bath and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Bath

Browse 22 photo books on Bath and the surrounding area.

Architectural Notes

As a former resident of Bath I recall that this building was not particularly liked. In 1959 the hotel was demolished and a block of 33 flats at 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor level with shops at the ground floor was built. The quality of building work and the amenities of the building was exceptional and included electric ...Read full memory

A memory of Bath by Claire Allen

La Sainte Union Convent Pulteney Road Bath

I would love to find friends from my time at La Sainte Union Convent, Pulteney Road, Bath. I was there from around 1950 to 1955, as near as I can remember! At that time I was Wendy Knight-Brisley, and it was the time of Bonzo, Sr Patricia Scamerton (Ignatius Maria) as any classmate will remember. ...Read full memory

The Hotel Lions

Two Stone sculptured Lions were situated at the entrance steps of the Grand Pump Room Hotel before it was sadly demolished in 1958/59 during the so called "Rape of Bath". They were removed by Sparrows Crane Hire of Bath, Alf Sparrow and myself removed them to a builders yard at the rear of Bath Rugby Club's Main building, they ...Read full memory

A memory of Bath by Frank Sumsion