What is it?
a square of Georgian houses in the city of Bath. It was
the first speculative development by the architect John Wood, the
Elder. Wood lived in a house on the square. Numbers 21-27 make up the
north side which was described by Nikolaus Pevsner as "one of the
finest Palladian compositions in England before 1730".
Where is it in Bath?
Queen Square is to the north-west of the city centre, roughly midway
between the Abbey and the Royal Crescent. At its centre is a garden
containing an obelisk.
The plaque is fixed to railings on the north side of the square:
The text reads
Architect John Wood, Senr
Location map of plaque:
See also John
Wood the Elder, William Oliver.
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