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The Wells and Campden Baths and Wash Houses

A Grade II Listed Building in Hampstead Town, London

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Latitude: 51.5578 / 51°33'27"N

Longitude: -0.1755 / 0°10'31"W

OS Eastings: 526575

OS Northings: 185897

OS Grid: TQ265858

Mapcode National: GBR D0.GG0

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.X32N

Entry Name: The Wells and Campden Baths and Wash Houses

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477335

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Hampstead Town

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Christ Church Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/27/477 (North side)
The Wells and Campden Baths and Wash


Former baths and wash-houses. 1888. By Henry S Legg; converted
to housing c1985. Stock brick with tiled hipped roof having a
Flemish gable to the penultimate left hand bay and tall brick
slab chimney-stack with stepped brick cornice on left hand
return. 5 bays of 9 windows. 2 storeys. Right hand bay canted.
Round-arched entrance, in gabled bay, with hood on tall
brackets, fanlight with keystone and panelled door. Paired
cambered arch 2-pane sashes to left hand ground floor bay and
all of 1st floor. Ground floor with 2 and 3-light sashes
having stone lintels and mullions. Stone plaque inscribed "The
Wells and Campden Baths and Wash-houses 1888" at first floor
level beneath sill cornice. Carved coat of arms set within
INTERIORS: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the building was designed for the Wells and
Campden Charity, a major local landowner. An early surviving
baths building, it is significant and symbolic that a site was
chosen for it right by that of the original Chalybeate spring,
at the heart of an important group of listed buildings and
closing the view at the end of Flask Walk.

Listing NGR: TQ2657585897

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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