Grand Pump Room, Bath

Grand Pump Room, Bath

The Grand Pump Room is a historic building. It has been designated as a Grade I listed building. The main block, built of Bath stone, was started in 1789 by Thomas Baldwin. He resigned in 1791 and John Palmer continued the scheme from 1793 onwards. It was finally finished in 1799. The facade of the building features Corinthian half columns, perhaps an influence from the Temple at Bassae. The North Colonnade of 9 bays, with unfluted Ionic columns, was built by Baldwin in 1786. The South Colonnade is similar, but had an upper floor added in the late 19th century. The colonnades and side wall of the Pump Room have a facade on Stall Street. Visitors can take the waters from the warm spring which fills the adjacent Roman Baths and eat in the restaurant. Music in the restaurant is provided by the Pump Room Trio - the longest established resident ensemble in Europe - or by a pianist.
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Sight Name: Grand Pump Room
Sight Location: Bath, England
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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