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BRAMLEY 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: BRAMLEY BATHS

List entry Number: 1255811

Location

BRAMLEY BATHS, BROAD LANE

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1996

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465616

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE23NW BROAD LANE, Bramley 714-1/5/545 (North West side) Bramley Baths

GV II

Public swimming baths. 1904, restored 1992. Coursed gritstone and ashlar, slate roof, part glazed. Corner site with 2-storey, 3-bay entrance block and single-storey baths complex with chimney. Classical style. The entrance block has double doors and fanlight under ornate scrolled hood supported by console brackets; flanking square windows, 4-light mullioned window right, 3 two-light windows to 1st floor; Dutch gable over bays 1 and 2 with Leeds coat of arms and 'PUBLIC BATHS 'in recessed panels; owl and ball finials, hipped roof and corniced end stacks. Moulded strings at 1st-floor level are continued across the single-storey range at window lintel and wall top levels. To right of the entrance: gateway with double wooden gates, square piers with cornice and ball finials; to right again a 2-storey gabled engine-house block with segmental-arched entrance, double wooden doors, wrought-iron scrolled panel in overlight, round-arched window in gable above; to rear the tapered square chimney has moulded stone brackets and deep cornice. The baths complex to left of entrance has 2 two-light windows in ornate pedimented surrounds with aprons below and small moulded round-arched pediment rising above parapet. On left return (Calverley Lane) there are 2 projecting entrance bays with keyed round arches, pediments with scrolled plaques, ball finials and pyramid roofs, 4-light mullioned window with pediment between. The gable of the swimming baths roof rises to rear and has a keyed round window, scrolled kneelers, gable coping, raised triangular pediment over a carved band with central plaque and scrolls. INTERIOR: not inspected but reputed to contain fine stained glass, tiling and decorative features retained during extensive restoration. 8 public baths were built in Leeds during 1899-1904; this is the only complete example surviving.

Listing NGR: SE2387635391

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National Grid Reference: SE 23876 35391

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