What is it?
Laura Place is part of the Bathwick Estate, "one of the most impressive
of all Neoclassical urban set pieces in Britain" [Forsyth
]. Laura Place is named after Henrietta Laura Pulteney,
daughter of Sir William Johnstone Pulteney and Frances Johnstone
Pulteney. Four streets join on the diagonals of Laura Place:
Argyle Street, Henrietta Street, Johnstone Street and Great Pulteney
Where is it in Bath?
Laura Place connects Pulteney Bridge
via Argyle Street to Great Pulteney
. The whole estate lies to
the east of the city centre on the far side of the River Avon.
This plaque is fixed to railings near the entrance from Bennett Street:
The text reads
Architects Thomas Baldwin and Others
Location map of plaque:
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