Victorian Turkish baths directory

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B. Turkish baths for special types of user


III. In private clubs

This table lists stand-alone Turkish bath establishments alphabetically by place.

Known opening and closing dates are indicated in the table. All articles include a chronology, though these do not appear in the version of the site without frames.

Dates in blue  are accurate openings or closures to the best of our knowledge;
Dates in maroon  are first and last sightings;
Plus or minus signs  indicate 'and later' or 'and earlier'.

When one or both of the icons on the left of the table appear in red, this indicates that there is an article, notes, chronology, or stand-alone captioned image relating to the establishment. Clicking on the left hand icon []] takes you to that establishment's page on the site; clicking on the right hand icon  [] takes you to any available no-frames version. A right hand icon  [] on its own takes you to a relevant captioned image page.

If you have access to local newspapers and can add, amend, or correct any dates, please do contact us.

Table last revised: 29 October 2018
[]] [] EDINBURGH: Drumsheugh Baths Club, Old Queensferry Road 1884—1970s
[]] [] EDINBURGH: Warrender Club, Thirlestane Street (17) 1887—1906
[]] [] GLASGOW: Arlington Club, Arlington Street (61)
   Still open
[]] [] GLASGOW: Dennistoun Baths Club, Craigpark Street, Dennistoun 1884—1993
[]] [] GLASGOW: Pollokshields Baths Club, Leslie Street, Pollokshields 1885—1937
[]] [] GLASGOW: Victoria Baths Club, Butterbuggins Road 1877—1939
[]] [] GLASGOW: Western Baths Club, West George Street (97), Hillhead
   Still open
[]] [] LONDON: Prince's Racquets and Tennis Club, Hans Place
LONDON: Humphrey's Hall, Albert Gate Mansions
   First private club known to have had a Turkish bath
[]] [] LONDON: RAC Club, Pall Mall
   Still open

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