SWIMMING BATHS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138201

Date first listed: 18-Nov-1991

Statutory Address: SWIMMING BATHS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SWIMMING BATHS

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

District: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Weston-Super-Mare

National Grid Reference: ST 31178 61827

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Details

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WESTON-SUPER-MARE KNIGHTSTONE ST 3161 NW ISLAND 8/28 SWIMMING BATHS

GV II

Swimming Baths 1904. Buff rough-faced and coursed stone with limestone ashlar dressings; lead and Roman tile roof. Edwardian Baroque style. 2-storey,3-bay facade. Outer projecting pavilions each have finial to lead cupola roof, splayed upper arrises, blocking course to parapet and ashlar surrounds to two tiers of 3-light mullioned windows with shell- carved apron and foliate-carved frieze and tympanum to keyed nowy-headed label mould. These outer bays are ramped up to recessed central bays. Dolphins flanking attic storey articulated by Doric columns and surmounted by ball finial to gablet; plain entablature surmounts 4 Ionic columns articulating tall keyed windows; rusticated ground floor with 3 segmental- arched windows. Entrance in further bay to left; statue of St George to swan-necked pediment surmounting tall shaped gable with Ionic pilasters to 5-light Venetian window set behind classical 3-1 bay entrance with Doric columns and entablature and central pediment set in front of taller nowy-headed pediment with shell carving cartouche and tympanum. Similar rear elevation (without entrance bay); side elevations have similar articulation to projecting end bays flanking 4 bays with moulded cornice, finials to buttresses and two blind segmental-arched windows to alternate bays. interior; iron trusses and cast-iron columns to gallery of main pool. A striking Edwardian Baroque composition which stands next to the bath house (q.v.) of 1826 built for Dr Edward Fox.

Listing NGR: ST3117861827

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 33268

Legacy System: LBS

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