The Pump Room clock by Thomas Tompion. Bath, England.

No trip to the UK would be complete without seeing an original Thomas Tompion specimen. The Pump Room clock  in Bath.

Pump Room clock

Tompion clock in The Pump Room

Thomas Tompion (1639–1713) was an English master clockmaker and watchmaker known today as the father of English clockmaking. His work includes some of the most important clocks and watches in the world. This famous clock is located in the restaurant, The Pump Room, at the Roman baths.

Make it a Day Trip

If you get a chance to visit, allow enough time to walk across the plaza and take a tour of the Bath Abbey tower clock.

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