About Portland Place, Bath
Cultural, Urban Environment, Interesting Places, Squares
Portland Place in Bath, Somerset, England was built around 1786 and many of the houses have been designated as listed buildings.
Numbers 1 to 10 including numbers 4 and 5 which were used as Hermitage House School are Grade I listed, as is the high pavement in front of them. In the centre of the steps is a double ramp which was built to enable easier access for sedan chairs.
Numbers 13 to 16 are Grade II listed. Numbers 17 to 20 follow a similar style and are also Grade II listed. Numbers 17 and 20 have Roman Doric doorcases with pediments.