Posted by The Mysterious H.C. on April 23, 1998 at 20:17:14:
In response to The Pump Room, written by D'Anne on April 23, 1998 at 18:08:13
] what was the the Pump Room in Bath that JA refers to
in Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. What was it used for and why does it have that name?
You could drink natural mineral water from the springs in Bath there, supposedly to improve your health, but it was also a social meeting point. You can see its location on my Map of Bath...
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