PUBLIC BATHS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1253988

Date first listed: 11-Feb-1993

Statutory Address: PUBLIC BATHS, CAMBRIDGE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PUBLIC BATHS, CAMBRIDGE STREET

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

District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 24251 24080

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Details

SE 22 SW BATLEY CAMBRIDGE STREET

99-/4/10009 Public Baths

II

Public Baths. 1893. Designed by Walter Hanstock. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Main front has central projecting entrance block, 3 storey with a hipped roof and a central stack. 3 single light transom windows with flanking pilasters and linking entablature which continues across the single flanking doorways. These dooorways have double panel doors and overlights in moulded ashlar surrounds with swagged pediments. Above two 2-light cross casements with flanking pilasters and entablature hoods, between these windows a decorative panel with a winged cherub supporting 2 pilasters. Above 2 unusual cross mullion, through-eaves dormer windows with elaborate carved pedimented gables with finials. Eitherside are single storey wings, each with 5 circular windows in elaborately carved surrounds. Between are single Doric pilasters and a continuous entablature, the outer bays have double pilasters. Above a balustrade with single urns at either end. Side facades are single storey. To left, rear a tall square chimney stack with elaborate bracketed top. Interior. Central block contains much of its original interior, including miner glazed entrance screens and doors with stained glass panels, plus doors, windows, staircase, fireplaces and ceilings. The large pool to the left has an inserted ceiling though the original viewing gallery still survives above.

Listing NGR: SE2425124080

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 341113

Legacy System: LBS

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