“Said by many, and with much reason, to occupy a portion of the site of the Roman Basilica, wholly destroyed during the interval between the departures of the Romans and the Saxon Conquest. On the same, or portion of the same, site the Saxon Cathedral of Offa also stood” (R.E.M Peach “Street-Lore of Bath”). “King… Read More
From the film showing at the Odeon (“The Lost Weekend” – an Academy Award winning American drama), this photo of Southgate St would have been taken in 1945 or very early 1946. Postmarked Aug 26th 1906 – the taxis have changed a little since then!
Taken from Smallcombe Fields off Bathwick Hill, looking over Sydney Buildings and Widcombe to the rear of Alice Park/Bear Flat Bath city centre, with the triumvirate of the Abbey, St John’s Church on South Parade and the Empire
Alexandra Park was named in honour of Queen Alexandra and opened in 1902 to commemorate the Coronation of Edward VII. We have posted five more photos from this location into an album on our Facebook page (search for Madison Oakley Estate Agents or use the link in the sidebar) For more information on Madison Oakley… Read More
Madison Oakley are an independent estate agent and letting agent in Bath. We are a small director led firm with over 50 years combined local experience.To find out more about us, do visit our website. We would always be delighted to receive comments via our blog or do feel free to call us on 01225… Read More