The Roman Bath Public House, St Sampsons Square, York

The Roman Bath Public House, St Sampsons Square, York
Photograph taken 30 December 2001 © Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive ref: 464625

This public house was built in 1929-31, to designs by B Wilson. It includes parts of a Roman bathhouse in the cellar. The baths date to the 4th century. They were built for the VI and IX Legions of Roman soldiers. There are three Roman rooms and some hypocaust (under floor heating) left.

Location

York York

Period

1920s (1920 - 1929)

Tags

inn roman bath leisure 1920s (1920 - 1929)