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

Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 31977 36313



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))


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


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

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Date: 25 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/05036/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Angela J. Prescott. Source Historic England Archive
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