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What is it?

The original site of the Bath Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) is commemorated with a foundation stone. The building was constructed in 1887-8 by T. B. Silcock, who was twice Mayor of Bath.

Where is it in Bath?

The building in Broad Street near the junction with the Paragon. The modern Y.M.C.A. (built 1972) is in Broad Street Place, accessed through the passage to the right of the former location.
Location of plaque at YMCA

YMCA plaque

The text reads

"Jubilee Memorial 1887
This foundation stone was laid by the Lord Bishop of the Diocese
November 23 1887
C. E. Thomas President Y.M.C.A."

Location map of plaque:
YMCA plaque location map



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