Mr Pinch’s Well
How a Brewer stopped Bath’s hot water by accident
Mr Pinch the brewer hit the geological strata that supply hot water to the famous Roman Baths in 1835, when extending the depth of his well. The ensuing investigation revealed the true source of this hot water, which until then was thought to come from immediately beneath the Baths.
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