Stepping Down...

Walcot Parade, Bath

“Grade II Listed. Twenty terrace houses, slightly concave, on raised pavement, stepped downhill from No.1 to the left. c1770 with C20 additions…Terrace was built as St Swithin's Terrace and Butler's Buildings: its tall fronts and elevated position took advantage of the uninterrupted views over the river towards the undeveloped slopes of Bathwick… Design credited to Thomas Warr Atwood. The clear variations in elevational treatment suggests that architectural supervision was not strong, and matters of detailed design were left to the builders.”

If you like the look of these Georgian townhouses, well no 4 is now a holiday home available for rent. You can take a peek inside here:

Forced myself out and into Bath today for a hospital appointment with my specialist. Back home it was such a glorious blue sky day that I spent the afternoon pottering and reading in the garden. Just what the doctor ordered…


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