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Catharine Place

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.
Location of plaque at Catharine Place

Catharine Place plaque

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:
Catharine Place plaque location map

  See also the Shaftesbury Road memorial, Queen Square gateposts and Catharine Place garden.


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