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The Cross Keys, on the Salisbury road near Bath

The Cross Keys, on the Salisbury road near Bath

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15547

Item number: f.19

Length: 19

Width: 27

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

View of Cross Key's house, at the branching of the Salisbury Road near Bath in Somerset. Inns were the only choice of accommodation for 18th-century travellers such as Grimm and diarists often commented on the quality of the rooms, food and drink available, rather like an early version of the modern day travel-guide.

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