Bath, Somerset

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the temple was dedicated to the goddess Sulis  #bath #romanbaths

the temple was dedicated to the goddess Sulis #bath #romanbaths

AD 60 the Romans built baths and a temple. #bath #romanbaths

AD 60 the Romans built baths and a temple. #bath #romanbaths

Bath Abbey has 52 windows, occupying about 80% of the wall space. #bath #bathabbey

Bath Abbey has 52 windows, occupying about 80% of the wall space. #bath #bathabbey

the ceiling vaults. #bath #bathabbey

the ceiling vaults. #bath #bathabbey

Bath Abbey was founded in the 7th century and rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries; major restoration work was carried out in the 1860s. #bath #bathabbey

Bath Abbey was founded in the 7th century and rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries; major restoration work was carried out in the 1860s. #bath #bathabbey

water flowed to different chambers. they had hot and cold baths. #bath #romanbaths

water flowed to different chambers. they had hot and cold baths. #bath #romanbaths

Michael at the baths... #bath #romanbaths

Michael at the baths... #bath #romanbaths

We tasted the water. It was warm and very metallic. #bath #romanbaths

We tasted the water. It was warm and very metallic. #bath #romanbaths

students studying the great ornamental pediment thought to be the Gorgon's Head which was a powerful symbol of the goddess Sulis Minerva. #bath #romanbaths

students studying the great ornamental pediment thought to be the Gorgon's Head which was a powerful symbol of the goddess Sulis Minerva. #bath #romanbaths

town's Roman name, Aquæ Sulis (literally, "the waters of Sulis") #bath #romanbaths

town's Roman name, Aquæ Sulis (literally, "the waters of Sulis") #bath #romanbaths

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