Armour-plated bathing

Filming within the Cross Bath. Click on images to enlarge.
The Cross Bath
The Cross Bath

Now l have seen it all. Peering through the grill at the Cross Bath – opposite the Thermae Spa – a Roman centurion in full armour climbing out of the steaming thermal waters!

The ‘sparks’ (electrician) – on duty with a lamp outside – told me they were were a private production company making a promotional package for Bath Tourism Office.

Filming within the Cross Bath. Click on images to enlarge.
Filming within the Cross Bath. Click on images to enlarge.
The external lamp helping to light the filming within the Cross Bath
The external lamp helping to light the filming within the Cross Bath

Obviously a fully-clothed centurion is a much better image but of course the genuine Romans here two thousand years ago would have worn a lot less!

The dislodged kerb stones on the London Road.
The dislodged kerb stones on the London Road.

Elsewhere in town it is sad to see how many granite kerb stones are being dislodged by heavy vehicles parking wheels upon them.

Close up of dislodged kerb edging.
Close up of dislodged kerb edging.

I hope B&NES will put their re-instatement on the list of things to do – but it will have to go down after potholes l suppose.