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

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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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
341113
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06130/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Bacon. Source Historic England Archive
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