The Assembly Rooms Chandeliers, Bath

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The Assembly Rooms Chandeliers, Bath

The Assembly Rooms are lit by a set of nine chandeliers, made for the building in 1771. Today they are considered to be one of the finest sets to have survived from the 18th century. The chandeliers in the three rooms are each an average height of eight feet and they are made of Whitefriars crystal from the Whitefriars Glassworks in London. They were originally lit by candles.

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