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The Octagon Chapel

Built in 1767, The Octagon Chapel was designed by Timothy Lightholder to be a well-lit, airy and warm church. The building proved to be that and more and is today listed as a Grade II building with historical interest. Many famous people have spent time in The Octagon including Jane Austen, who is said to have reserved a pew whenever she was visiting the city of Bath. The chapel became a popular place for many of the city’s distinguished visitors and was the place to “Be seen” in the city of Bath.

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