TINSIDE LIDO AND CHANGING ROOMS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1271847
Date first listed:
17-Nov-1998
Statutory Address:
TINSIDE LIDO AND CHANGING ROOMS, HOE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
TINSIDE LIDO AND CHANGING ROOMS, HOE ROAD

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

District:
City of Plymouth (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 47742 53665

Details



740-1/25/10064 HOE ROAD 17-NOV-98 (South,off) Tinside Lido and Changing Rooms

II



Sea water bathing pool. 1935 by J Wibberley, borough engineer, with Edmund Nuttall and Sons and John Mowlem and Company, builders, with entrance building of 1933 by the same engineer. Mass concrete pool strengthened by counterfort walls and reinforced concrete inner walls, duct walls and floors; with reinforced concrete buildings and some stone retaining walls. The entrance building faced in stone. Semi-circular pool, 180 feet in diameter, with projecting jetties, and at entrance circular cutwaters separated by steps. Entrance buildings used largely for sunbathing, with flat roofs and metal windows. The changing rooms also with flat roof, in art deco style, with square metal windows and prominent staircase leading from the cliff face to the pool side and leading to changing rooms. The upper floor with balcony, the lower floor with changing rooms (not inspected). Staircase with original tiling and balustrading, and relief figure. The pool has three fountains which aereated the water, and is surrounded by cast-iron railings. To the north east of the pool the sea wall continues with three semi-circular bastion-like projections, between which there are broad steps to the shore and above pavilions with railed terraces on top and integral shelters on the south west end facing the pool. Source. Opening brochure, 2 October 1935.



Listing NGR: SX4771653662

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
471689
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: 16 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08615/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andrew C. Letchford. Source Historic England Archive
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