Georgian Society for East Yorkshire

Death of John Wood the Elder

John Wood the Elder

John Wood the Elder

Thursday, 23rd May 1754

John Wood was the architect of much of Georgian Bath including St John's Hospital, Queen Square, Prior Park, The Royal Mineral Water Hospital, the North and South Parades and The Circus. In 1740 he surveyed Stonehenge; he wrote on the subject of the Druids and is thought to have been a Freemason.

He died this day in 1754.