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Latitude: 53.5748 / 53°34'29"N
Longitude: -2.4213 / 2°25'16"W
OS Eastings: 372197
OS Northings: 408768
OS Grid: SD721087
Mapcode National: GBR CWJ3.L8
Mapcode Global: WH97V.SD5V
Entry Name: Former Public Baths
Listing Date: 26 April 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388110
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476108
Location: Bolton, BL2
Electoral Ward/Division: Great Lever
Built-Up Area: Bolton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Bolton-le-Moors St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD70NW LOWER BRIDGEMAN STREET
797-1/4/140 (South side)
26/04/74 Former Public Baths
Includes: Former Public Baths GORTON STREET.
Public baths and assembly rooms, now offices. 1845. James
Greenhalgh, architect. Coursed and squared stone with slate
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 5-window range with advanced outer bays.
Side entrances in centre of outer bays, the round arched
doorways in Tuscan architraves. Stressed architraves to sash
windows above. Recessed ground floor between the outer bays,
with central entrance with overlight flanked by 12-pane sash
windows. Tuscan colonnade of 6 bays carries the projecting
upper storey, which has tripartite central window in stressed
architrave with entablature hood, and outer sash windows.
Plain cornice and blocking course. Angle quoins. 2 window
return, the rear wing which formerly housed the baths
themselves now demolished.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: the building, which also included provision for a
public hall, was originally built by a private company, and
later taken over by the borough.
(Bolton Journal, 9 January 1886, Pictorial Bolton Series,
Listing NGR: SD7219708768
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