Cheap Street, Bath

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Cheap Street
Cheap Street Bath.jpg
Location Bath, Somerset, England
Coordinates 51°22′56″N 2°21′36″W / 51.38222°N 2.36000°W / 51.38222; -2.36000Coordinates: 51°22′56″N 2°21′36″W / 51.38222°N 2.36000°W / 51.38222; -2.36000
Listed Building – Grade I
Official name: Number 14
Designated 12 June 1950[1]
Reference no. 442424
Listed Building – Grade II*
Official name: Number 13
Designated 12 June 1950[2]
Reference no. 442423
Listed Building – Grade II
Official name: Numbers 15 to 19[3]
Designated 12 June 1950
Reference no. 442425
Listed Building – Grade II
Official name: Number 21 and The Roundhouse
Designated 11 August 1972[4]
Reference no. 442426
Cheap Street, Bath is located in Somerset
Cheap Street, Bath
Location of Cheap Street in Somerset

Cheap Street in Bath, Somerset, England is adjacent to Bath Abbey and contains several listed buildings.

The road was known as Souter Street (meaning Shoemakers Street) until 1398.[5]

Number 13 which adjoins the abbey and is Grade II* listed.[2]

Number 14 was built around 1720. The central doorway is flanked on either side by pairs of windows with elliptical arches and Doric pilasters. There are also four Ionic pilasters and a central pediment on the 1st floor above the doorway and four Corinthian pilasters on the floor above that. It is adjacent to Marshal Wade's House in the Abbey Church Yard, and has been designated as a Grade I listed building.[1]

Number 15 to 19 were built as a block, including shop fronts divided by Doric columns, by Thomas Baldwin around 1789.[3]

Number 21 and The Roundhouse, which used to be known as the Abbey Wine Vaults, is a mid to late 19th century radiused round corner of Cheap Street and Stall Street.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Number 14". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  2. ^ a b "Number 13". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  3. ^ a b "Numbers 15 to 19". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  4. ^ a b "Number 21 and The Roundhouse". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  5. ^ Wroughton, John (2006). Tudor Bath: Life and strife in the little city, 1485-1603. Bath: Lansdown Press. p. 5. ISBN 0-9520249-6-9.