Victorian Turkish baths directory


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Victorian Turkish Baths: their origin, development, and gradual decline


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Last updated: 01 October 2016

Individual establishments arranged alphabetically by place.

Known opening and closing dates of the baths are indicated in the table, as is the existence of more detailed chronologies. All articles include a chronology. However, please note that chronologies 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 red are first and last sightings.
Plus or minus signs indicate 'and later' or 'and earlier'. 

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


BEACONSFIELD: Hall Barn (Sir Edward Lawson (Lord Burnham))

- 1898—1939+ 

BRADFORD: Alston Lodge, Chellow Dean (Thomas Craig)


BUTE, Isle of: Mount Stuart (3rd Marquess of Bute)


CARRICKFERGUS (Co Antrim, Ireland): Seapark House (John Owden)


CHESHUNT: Theobalds Park, Bulls Cross Ride (Sir Henry Meux)

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GLASGOW: Park Circus (22) (Walter Macfarlane)


HEXHAM: Haughton Castle (George Crawshay)


INCHTURE: Millhill Farm (Lord Kinnaird)


LANCASTER: [Address unknown] (William Storey)

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LONDON: Avery Hill, Eltham (Col. J T North)

§  1890—1940s

LONDON: Princes Terrace (22) (George Witt)


LONDON: Victoria Street (Stewart Rolland)


NORTH SHIELDS: North Road: Preston Cottage (Owner unknown)


OAKWORTH: Oakworth House, Nr. Haworth (Sir Isaac Holden)


OSWESTRY: "Fernbank", Mount Drive (Thomas Owen)


RICHMOND: Richmond Hill (Sir Erasmus Wilson)


RICKMANSWORTH: Riverside House, Moneyhill (David Urquhart)

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ROCHDALE: One Ash (John Bright)


ROTHBURY: Cragside (William Armstrong (Lord Armstrong))

1870 to date   Image

TYNEMOUTH: Tynemouth House (George Crawshay)


WALKLEY: Carr's Rd (Isaac Ironside)


WOLVERHAMPTON: Tettenhall Towers (Lt-Col Thorneycroft)


WOLVERHAMPTON: Wightwick Manor (S T Mander)

1887 to date  

WORTHING: Montagu Cottage (Later home of David Urquhart)



 §  Destroyed in the blitz 



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