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Daemon
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The Baths of Bath

Bath is a city in southwest England famous for its baths, which are fed by the only natural hot springs in the country and which some believe have curative properties. The Romans established the city as Aquae Sulis in the first century, building elaborate, lead-lined baths with heating and cooling systems. These were rediscovered in 1755, by which time Bath, as it had since become known, had revived as a spa and become a resort city for the wealthy. What was Jane Austen's connection to Bath? More...
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Wouldn't want to lose the soap in something that extensive.

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I love Bath. Beautiful city and lovely old buildings. Those Romans were certainly a clever lot, and they got around quite a lot as well!
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No hot! Welcome to the forum HB

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They just co-opted the local Celtic goddess of the place, plumbed it better and sat in it instead of throwing in offerings. Anything for an easy life!

So, a holy site for the celts, a bath house for the Romans, (with godesses appropriately revered)... and no coincidence the cathedral is right next door. Whistle







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didn't have bleach in them days, nor swimming trunks, so you could tell who'd done it

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Bath is the setting, in part, of both Jane Austen’s first novel, Northanger Abbey, and her
last, Persuasion
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