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Latitude: 53.042 / 53°2'31"N
Longitude: -3.0473 / 3°2'50"W
OS Eastings: 329880
OS Northings: 349929
OS Grid: SJ298499
Mapcode National: GBR 73.DB9T
Mapcode Global: WH88Y.5S5S
Entry Name: Bath House in Plas Power Park
Listing Date: 26 October 1995
Last Amended: 26 October 1995
Source ID: 16453
Building Class: Domestic
Location: In woodland immediately S of the stables in Plas Power Park.
Community: Coedpoeth (Coed-poeth)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Plas Power was completely remodelled by John Gibson, architect, for Thomas Lloyd Fitzhugh in 1858, and many ancillary buildings in the park were remodelled or newly built at that time. It is likely that the Bath House is contemporary. The building is said to have been used as a shower house in association with the adjacent hunting stables, but may have been built as a well house.
Small circular structure; coursed and squared stone with shallow domed roof recessed behind rusticated embattled parapet. Ogee headed doorway facing S, with cast-iron barred gate, and segmentally arched window towards E.
The building is lined with quartzite in the manner of agrotto. It contains a cast-iron pump.
Listed as a rare example of an architecturally conceived well-house, which has group value with other structures in the park at Plas Power.
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