P1020928 The Roman baths/King's bath. Warm (46 C), highly mineralized water springs from the ground here. The Romans built the first spa in Bath 2000 years ago.
The Roman baths/King's bath. Warm (46 C), highly mineralized water springs from the ground here. The Romans built the first spa in Bath 2000 years ago.
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P1030110 The Pump room (right) is part of the baths complex.
The Pump room (right) is part of the baths complex.
P1030080 Pump room, late 18th century.
Pump room, late 18th century.
P1030081 Pump room, late 18th century.
Pump room, late 18th century.
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P1030114 The Roman bath (now housed in a more recent building)
The Roman bath (now housed in a more recent building)
P1020853 Current entrance to the baths.
Current entrance to the baths.
P1020958 Lobby.
Lobby.
P1020959 Lobby.
Lobby.
P1020966 Earliest inscription from the baths, from a small monument, 76AD.
Earliest inscription from the baths, from a small monument, 76AD.
P1020967 The baths, 1st century AD.
The baths, 1st century AD.
P1020971 The baths (right) and temple of Sulis Minerva (left), 4th century AD. Peak of the size for the complex with room for hundreds of people.
The baths (right) and temple of Sulis Minerva (left), 4th century AD. Peak of the size for the complex with room for hundreds of people.
P1020974 The baths (left) and temple of Sulis Minerva (back) with a tholos (right), 4th century AD. Peak of the size for the complex with room for hundreds of people.
The baths (left) and temple of Sulis Minerva (back) with a tholos (right), 4th century AD. Peak of the size for the complex with room for hundreds of people.
P1020973 Pre-Roman coin thrown into the sacred spring, made by one of two tribes (Dobunni and Durotriges) before the Romans arrived in Britain in 43AD.
Pre-Roman coin thrown into the sacred spring, made by one of two tribes (Dobunni and Durotriges) before the Romans arrived in Britain in 43AD.
P1020976 Pediment of the temple of Sulis Minerva. The pediment was 15m above the ground level. The temple of Sulis Minerva was dedicated to goddess Sulis - a member of...
Pediment of the temple of Sulis Minerva. The pediment was 15m above the ground level. The temple of Sulis Minerva was dedicated to goddess Sulis - a member of…
P1020984 Pediment of the temple of Sulis Minerva. The pediment was 15m above the ground level. The temple of Sulis Minerva was dedicated to goddess Sulis - a member of...
Pediment of the temple of Sulis Minerva. The pediment was 15m above the ground level. The temple of Sulis Minerva was dedicated to goddess Sulis - a member of…
P1020986 Pediment of the temple of Sulis Minerva. The pediment was 15m above the ground level. The temple of Sulis Minerva was dedicated to goddess Sulis - a member of...
Pediment of the temple of Sulis Minerva. The pediment was 15m above the ground level. The temple of Sulis Minerva was dedicated to goddess Sulis - a member of…

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