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Royal Baths

A Grade II Listed Building in Low Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9943 / 53°59'39"N

Longitude: -1.5443 / 1°32'39"W

OS Eastings: 429972

OS Northings: 455454

OS Grid: SE299554

Mapcode National: GBR KQN7.GX

Mapcode Global: WHC8F.7VVT

Entry Name: Royal Baths

Listing Date: 4 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329857

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Town: Harrogate

Electoral Ward/Division: Low Harrogate

Built-Up Area: Harrogate

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: High Harrogate St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Royal Baths
SE 2955 SE 12/82
SE 3055 SW 14/82


Circa 1894-7 by Baggerley Bristow. Mostly 2 storeys with semi-basements. Symmetrical
facade with 3 bay centre linked by 3 bay extensions to 3 bay wings with centre
bay set back at 1st floor level. Slated hipped roofs with central leaded dome
with balustraded parapet and surmounted by Doric, octagonal cupola; wing roofs
with wooden cupolas; 2 bell towers with corner pinnacles flank dome. Rusticated
limestone ashlar podium, with tooled ashlar dressings to coursed squared rubble
facing of ground and 1st floors. Console bracketed cornices with blocking course;
centre block with carved parapet terminated by obelisk and with enriched centrepiece
bearing the Harrogate Coat of Arms. Segmental arched podium windows; principal
3 light windows of modified Venetian type with pilasters carrying entablature
and segmental pediments; wings and centre entrance bay wmth lunettes. Prostyle
Doric portico in antis. Assembly Room with quadrapartite plan with coffered
dome; modified Corinthian Order with paired columns carrying entablature ; arched
windows with stained glass. Balustraded parapet to forecourt wings.

Nos 2 to 24 (even) and the Royal Baths form a group with the return of No 3 Crown Place.

Listing NGR: SE2995555434

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

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