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SPA BATHS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SPA BATHS

List entry Number: 1116480

Location

SPA BATHS, SPA LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Boston Spa

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342009

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SE 4245-4345 BOSTON SPA SPA LANE LS23 (north end)

6/88 Spa Baths

GV II

Spa bath house now private dwelling and shop. 1834 for The Spa Bath Company, altered. Ashlar magnesian limestone on rock-faced plinth, graduated slate roof. 1-storey, U-shaped plan now with 2:3:3 windows on principal front overlooking River Wharfe; entrance to rear between wings facing Spa Lane. Riverside front: battered plinth; canted central projection with sill band to C20 casements beneath flat arches; to right are three C20 casements and to left are 2 larger casements in altered openings. Hipped roof with 2 ridge stacks and stack to ridge of rear wing on right. Rear: blocked window to wing on left; doorway to wing on right; infill between not of special interest. Right return, 2 blind windows with projecting sills and flat arches; C20 casement on right. Built to exploit the great demand for the medicinal qualities of the Spa water spring first discovered near this spot in 1744. Included partly for its historical importance.

Listing NGR: SE4343745507

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National Grid Reference: SE 43437 45507

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