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Spa Baths

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Spa, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.9039 / 53°54'14"N

Longitude: -1.3403 / 1°20'25"W

OS Eastings: 443437

OS Northings: 445508

OS Grid: SE434455

Mapcode National: GBR MR29.M9

Mapcode Global: WHDB7.C4ZJ

Entry Name: Spa Baths

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342009

Location: Boston Spa, Leeds, LS23

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Boston Spa

Built-Up Area: Boston Spa

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lower Wharfe

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

LS23 (north end)

6/88 Spa Baths


Spa bath house now private dwelling and shop. 1834 for The Spa Bath Company,
altered. Ashlar magnesian limestone on rock-faced plinth, graduated slate
roof. 1-storey, U-shaped plan now with 2:3:3 windows on principal front
overlooking River Wharfe; entrance to rear between wings facing Spa Lane.
Riverside front: battered plinth; canted central projection with sill band to
C20 casements beneath flat arches; to right are three C20 casements and to
left are 2 larger casements in altered openings. Hipped roof with 2 ridge
stacks and stack to ridge of rear wing on right. Rear: blocked window to
wing on left; doorway to wing on right; infill between not of special
interest. Right return, 2 blind windows with projecting sills and flat
arches; C20 casement on right. Built to exploit the great demand for the
medicinal qualities of the Spa water spring first discovered near this spot
in 1744. Included partly for its historical importance.

Listing NGR: SE4343745507

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