City Wall - Old Orchard Street
What is it?
The city walls of Bath date from the fourth century, but were repaired
and rebuilt throughout the medieval period. They were 10 ft (3 metres)
wide at their base and over 20 ft (6 metres) high. They served to
defend the city until after the Civil War. The lower part of this
section is thought to be Roman. [Forsyth 2003
Where is it in Bath?
This section is to be found in a car park next to the Marks &
Spencer delivery area, on the corner of Old Orchard Street and Henry
The text reads
"Part of the Mediaeval Wall of the City of Bath."
Location map of plaque:
Another, restored section of the wall is on
Upper Borough Walls.
Watch a video tour of the line of
the City Wall on YouTube at this
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