What is it?
Catharine Place is a secluded square laid out in
1777-1784 by John Wood the younger
In the centre is a garden enclosed by railings restored in the 1990's
and dedicated to those civiliams of bath killed during air raids in
World War II.
Where is it in Bath?
Catharine Place lies to the north-east of the Royal Crescent
and north-west of the Circus
. House 12 has a plaque dedicated to Admiral Sir Sidney Smith
The text reads
"The restoration of these gardens and railings is dedicated to those
civilians of the City of Bath killed in the air raids during the Second
World War 1939-1945
The dedication took place on the 23rd March 1996"
Location map of plaque:
See also the Shaftesbury Road memorial, Queen Square gateposts and Catharine Place garden.
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