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Bath

An English City Bath

By Irina Razumova

Nizhny Novgorod

2015

Bath

  • Bath is a city in the county of Somerset in England. It is 97 miles (156 km) west of London and 13 miles (21 km) southeast of Bristol.
  • Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is preserved for its Roman remains and 18th century architecture.

The city gets its name from the famous Roman baths in the town. The Romans built the baths as part of a spa, in the year 43 BC. They called it Aquae Sulis, which means "The waters of Sulis". Sulis was a local goddess.

  • The city gets its name from the famous Roman baths in the town. The Romans built the baths as part of a spa, in the year 43 BC. They called it Aquae Sulis, which means "The waters of Sulis". Sulis was a local goddess.
  • Bath is famous for its healing water sources. People from different countries come there not to improve their health.

One of its sights is Bath Abbey. It was founded in the 7th century, reorganised in the 10th century, and rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries. It is one of the finest and largest examples of Gothic architecture.

  • One of its sights is Bath Abbey. It was founded in the 7th century, reorganised in the 10th century, and rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries. It is one of the finest and largest examples of Gothic architecture.

During the Middle Ages, it was an important city for buying and selling wool.

  • During the Middle Ages, it was an important city for buying and selling wool.
  • Bath became a city in 1585, when Queen Elizabeth I declared it to be one.
  • Bath has two universities and several schools and colleges.

Bath is where Roald Dahl's short story The Landlady takes place. The city is also mentioned in many of Jane Austen's books, like Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, and Pride and Prejudice.

  • Bath is where Roald Dahl's short story The Landlady takes place. The city is also mentioned in many of Jane Austen's books, like Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, and Pride and Prejudice.

John Escott’s book ‘The missing coins' also take place in Bath.

  • John Escott’s book ‘The missing coins' also take place in Bath.
  • John Escott started by writing children's books and comic scripts, but now writes and adapts books for students of all ages. He especially enjoys writing crime and mystery thrillers, and is a member of the British Crime Writers Association.