Victorian Turkish baths directory

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Table last updated: 15 August 2017

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Armstrong, William (Baron Armstrong): Rothbury: Cragside 1870 to date
[]] [] Bright, John: Rochdale: One Ash 1872—1889
[]] [] Carden, John: Barnane Castle 1860s
[]] [] Craig, Thomas: Bradford: Chellow Dean: Alston Lodge 1888—1891
[]] [] Crawshay, George (1st bath): Tynemouth: Tynemouth House 1857—1862+
[]] [] Crawshay, George (2nd bath): Hexham: Haughton Castle 1862—1960+
[]] [] Fletcher, James Douglas: Avoch: Rosehaugh House 1860s—1950s
[]] [] Henry, Mitchell: Kylemore (Co. Galway, Ireland): Kylemore Castle 1871—1914
[]] [] Holden, Sir Isaac: Haworth: Oakworth House 1877—1897
[]] [] Hutchinson, James: Cheltenham: Cowley Manor 1860—1895
[]] [] Ironside, Isaac: Walkley: Carr's Road
   Ironside's first bath was contemporaneous with Crawshay's
[]] [] Kinnaird, Arthur (10th Lord Kinnaird): Inchture: Millhill Farm -1862+
[]] [] Lawson, Sir Edward (Lord Burnham): Beaconsfield: Hall Barn -1894—1939+
[]] [] Macfarlane, Walter: Glasgow: Park Circus (22) 1872—1875+
[]] [] Mander, Theodore: Wolverhampton: Wightwick Manor 1887 to date
[]] [] Meux, Sir Henry: Cheshunt: Theobalds Park 1880s—1920s
[]] [] North, John Thomas ("Col North"): London: Avery Hill
   Destroyed during WWII
[]] [] Owden, John: Carrickfergus (Co. Antrim, Ireland): Seapark House 1861
[]] [] Owen, Thomas: Oswestry: Fernbank 1873—1916
[]] [] Rolland, Stewart: London: Victoria Street 1860—1861+
[]] [] Thorneycroft, Thomas: Wolverhampton: Tettenhall Towers 1879—
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Urquhart, David (His exemplar bath): Rickmansworth: Riverside
[]] [] Urquhart, David (His 'inexpensive' bath): Worthing: Montagu
[]] [] Wilson, Sir Erasmus: Richmond: Richmond Hill 1861—
[]] [] Wilson, Henry: North Shields: Preston Cottage 1857—
[]] [] Witt, George: London: Princes Terrace (22) 1860—1862+
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