Reconstruction road works in Bath’s Saw Close has revealed the underlying setts that once made up the surface of Upper Borough Wall.
With the National Hospital – better known today as ‘The Min’ and home of the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases – lying to one side – wooden blocks were used to deaden the noise of horses hooves and carriage wheels passing outside.
Freelance Journalist, broadcaster, columnist and local historian. Director of Bath Newseum. Married and lives in Bath.
Interested in local history, architecture and visual display in museums and urban spaces.
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