GIPTON SPA

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256285

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

Statutory Address: GIPTON SPA, GLEDHOW VALLEY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GIPTON SPA, GLEDHOW VALLEY ROAD

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 31977 36313

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE3136 GLEDHOW VALLEY ROAD, Gledhow 714-1/20/702 (North East side) 19/10/51 Gipton Spa (Formerly Listed as: GLEDHOW VALLEY ROAD, Gledhow Gipton Well (Waddington Bath))

II

Open air bath. C17 origins, rebuilt probably c1800. Coursed squared gritstone, stone slate roof. A gabled bath house with high wall on S side enclosing the plunge bath approx 3m square and 1.75m deep with a platform on 3 sides. The bath house has an entrance at the SW end with restored quoined jambs, moulded string, circular light in gable and moulded gable coping. On the door lintel a small metal plaque has the inscription: 'GIPTON SPA/ This bath-house was built in 1671/ Ice cold water from a nearby spring/ was conducted here to a sunken bath/ Also inside was a small fireplace/ to sweat the patients after bathing'. The previous List description records an inscribed stone with the words: 'Hoc faecit Edwardus Waddington de Gleadhowe Annovae Domini 1671', not seen at Review. Roof part robbed.



Listing NGR: SE3197736313

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 465088

Legacy System: LBS

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