Upper vs. Lower Rooms
Posted by The Mysterious H.C. on December 29, 1997 at 01:59:53:
In response to What's the difference?, written by Hilary on December 28, 1997 at 17:33:36
] ] Does anybody know what exactly they are? According to JA description of the Upper Rooms, the place is very similar to a modern disco ;).
Except with a lot more chaperoning of young ladies, and the music is much less loud ;-)
] What exactly is the difference between the "upper" and "lower" rooms? Is the upper somehow better?
The upper rooms are now some kind of museum, but the lower rooms disappeared a long long time ago; you can see their locations on the map of Bath. As Caroline said, "lower" is used here in the same sense as in the phrase "the lower part of the town", which generally refers to older parts of a town that were built closer to the river which was the original heart of the town.
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