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Georgian Celebrity: John Wood, the Younger ~ Completing His Father’s Dream of Bath

John Wood, the Younger (25 February 1728 – 18 June 1782) was an English architect, working principally in the city of Bath, Somerset. He was the son of the architect John Wood, the Elder. His designs were highly influential during … Continue reading

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Georgian Celebrity: John Wood, the Elder ~ Architect of Bath

John Wood, the Elder, (1704 – 23 May 1754, Bath), was an English architect, working mainly in Bath. In 1740 he surveyed Stonehenge and the Stanton Drew stone circles. He later wrote extensively about Bladud and Neo-Druidism. Because of some … Continue reading

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Georgian Happenings: Changing the Face of Bath One Brick at a Time

The Triumvirate Which Changed the Face of Georgian Era Bath By Regina Jeffers The beginning of the 1700s in England saw the expansion of the middle class and a stronger economy. As such Bath had known a steady period of … Continue reading

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