Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Bath in England is famous for three things: its elegant Georgian row houses, its cathedral and its, well, baths.
|Countryside view approaching Bath|
|View of the outskirts of Bath|
|Model of the bath complex as it was in Roman times.|
|A mosaic floor|
|Part of the water conduit system.|
|Foundations of the calidarium (hot room). Fires under the floor kept it hot.|
|Above: medieval cathedrals often incorporated elements of whimsy. On either side of the main window are ladders with souls climbing to heaven.
Left and below: fan vaulting was a means of creating a large open space by carrying loads to the side columns. This is as beautiful as it gets.
Between Bath and Cardiff.
Created 3 July 1998, Last Update 03 June 2020