Victorian Turkish baths directory
   

                           

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

        

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Other lists of Turkish baths—arranged by area and by user
                   

 

       
A. Arranged by place

V: Turkish baths in the English provinces

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

Additional establishments in this location are included in separate tables listing Turkish baths which are part of other establishments, ie, in Animals, Asylums, Hospitals, Houses and Hydros

Known opening and closing dates 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.

                       


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ACCRINGTON: Blackburn Road (146)

1913

ACCRINGTON: Portland Street (5)

1909

ALDERSHOT: South Avenue / Gordon Road (9)

1885—1889—1890+

ALTRINGHAM: Langham Road

1892

ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE: Bradgate Street (52)

1876

ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE: Henry Square

1870—1937

BACUP: Rochdale Road

1893—1914

BARNSLEY: Castlereagh Street

1861—1927

BARNSLEY: High Street, Wombwell

1888—1897

BARNSLEY: Lamb Lane, Westgate

1858

BARNSLEY: Market Hill (20)

1871

BARNSLEY: Market Street (24)

1862

BARNSLEY: Pinfold Hill, Ardsley

1897—1908

BARNSLEY: Union Street (33)

1858—1901

BARNSLEY: Wortley Road (15)

1871

BARROW-IN-FURNESS: Abbey Road

1879—1911

BATH: George Street, Edgar Buildings (2)

1881—1961
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BATH: York Street, Abbey Churchyard

1864—1888

BATLEY:

1892—1914

BEDFORD: Ashburnham Road (18)

1891—1923

BEXLEY: Crook Log

  1968—1990+

BINGLEY:

1892—1914

BIRMINGHAM: Broad Street (65)

-1876—1926  

BIRMINGHAM: Frederick Street (63), Newhall Hill

1863—1870

BIRMINGHAM: Grove Lane, Handsworth

1907—1982

BIRMINGHAM: High Street (74)

1879—1915

BIRMINGHAM: Kent Street

   1879—1950s+

BIRMINGHAM: Mason Road, Erdington

1925   Still open

BIRMINGHAM: Monument Road, Ladywood

1881—1928

BIRMINGHAM: The Crescent, Cambridge Street

1861—1880

BISHOP AUCKLAND: Clyde Terrace, Gibbon Street

1876—1890

BISHOP AUCKLAND: Market Place

1862—

BISHOP AUCKLAND: Waldron Street (38)

1894

BLACKBURN: Audley Range (195)

1881—1891

BLACKBURN: Feilden Street (11 & 13)

1874—1913

BLACKBURN: King Street (34)

1860—

BLACKBURN: Richmond Terrace

1891—1920
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BLACKPOOL: Central Beach (66)

1889—1913

BLACKPOOL: Knowle Avenue  (Bispham)

1909

BLACKPOOL: Springfield Road

1904—1913

BLACKPOOL: Warley Road  /  North Promenade

  1965—1990+

BOLTON: Great Moor Street (16)

1891—1980

BOLTON: Higher Bridge Street (28 & 30), Little Bolton

1860—1893

BOURNEMOUTH: Pier Approach

  1937—1965

BOURNEMOUTH: Sanatorium Road, Hotel Mont Dorι

  1889—1918

BRADFORD: Brunswick Place (19 & 21)

1900

BRADFORD: Diamond Street / George Street

 1862—1889+

BRADFORD: Laister Dyke (1), Bradford Moor

1863

BRADFORD: Leeds Road (58)

1857—1860

BRADFORD: Lister Terrace (84), Great Horton Road

1883—1896

BRADFORD: Manchester Road

-1935—1965   

BRADFORD: Morley Street  /  Great Horton Road

1905—1983

BRADFORD: Prudential Buildings, Sunbridge Road

1893—1901

BRADFORD: Thornton Road (111)

1867—1903

BRADFORD: Vincent Street (4), Silsbridge Lane

1863

BRIDGWATWER:York Buildings, Cornhill (1)

1861—1866

BRIDLINGTON: Queens Street / Queen Square

  1889—1909+

BRIDLINGTON QUAY:

  1861—

BRIGHTON: King's Road, Hotel Metropole

  1890—1964
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BRIGHTON: West Street (59)

1868—1910
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BRISTOL: College Green / St George's Street

 1860—1945+

BRISTOL: Malvern House, Redland

1862—1875

BURNLEY: Matlock House, Padiham Road (24)

1895—1913

BURSLEM: Moorland Road

  1895—1907+

BURTON-ON-TRENT:

1875—1914

BURY: St Mary's Place

 1864—1898   
 1898—1976   

BUXTON: The Crescent: The Hot Baths

  1861—1865     

CAMBRIDGE: Jesus Lane

1863—1863  
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CAMBRIDGE: Market Street (19)

1878

CAMBRIDGE: Regent Street (25)

1895

CAMBRIDGE: St Andrew's Street (25)

1874—1898

CARLISLE: James Street  /  Victoria Viaduct

1909   Still open

CASTLEFORD: Methley Road, Whitwood Mere

1808—1904

CHELTENHAM: Cambray Pavilion

1871—1938

CHELTENHAM: Exeter Place (2), Grosvenor Street

1861—1872

CHELTENHAM: Oriel Road

1927—1936

CHESTER: Street Michael Row, Bridge Street

1910—

CLIFTON: Queens Road

1889—1894

CONGLETON: Antrobus Street (22)

1865—1874

CONGLETON:Rood Hill  /  Hillfields (4)

1874—1902

COVENTRY: Priory Street

1891—1920
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CREWE: Mill Street

-1873—1936
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CROYDON: George Street (20)

1887—1913

DARLINGTON: Kendrew Street

  1892—1898+

DARLINGTON: Valley Street

1876—1882

DARLINGTON: Woodland Road  /  Portland Place

1877—1890

DARWEN: Borough Road

1905—1909

DARWEN: Bury Street (27)

1895

DERBY: Friargate (10)

1871—1895

DERBY: Reginald Street

1904—1981

DEWSBURY: Bradford Road

1881—1887

DEWSBURY: Westgate

1872—

DEWSBURY: Westgate / Wheelwright Street

1896—1972

DONCASTER: Saint Sepulchre Gate

1867

DONCASTER: Station Road, Oriental Buildings (16)

1897—1928

DONCASTER: Waterdale (72)

1932—2013

DOUGLAS, IoM:

1908—

DOVER: Biggin Street

1903—1934

DROITWICH:

1873—1886

EASTBOURNE: Carlisle Road, Grand Parade

  1874—1924+

1930—

EASTBOURNE: Grand Hotel Buildings (8 & 9)

1888—1928

ELLAND: Town Hall Street

1902—1967

EPSOM: East Street

1939—2001
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ESTON: Normanby Road, Eston

1964—1996

ETON: High Street (13)

1869—1899

EXETER: Northernhay Street

1898—1899
1903—

EXETER: St David's Hill

1863—1878+?

EXWICK:

  1861—1863+

FLEETWOOD: Queen's Terrace: Muirhead's Hotel

  1865—

FOLKESTONE: Ingles Road (1 & 3)  /  Christ Church Road

  1895—1918+
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GATESHEAD: Alexandra Road, Gateshead Leisure Centre)

1981—2000 

GLOSSOP: Howard Park

  1887—1912+

GLOUCESTER: Barton Street

1891—1998

GRIMSBY: Lower Burgess Street (296)

1892—1906
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GUILDFORD: Commercial Road, North Street

1874—1899

GUILDFORD: Friary Street (6)

1870—1874

HALIFAX: Aked's Road (11)

1894—1945

HALIFAX: Carrier Street

1879—1893

HALIFAX: Gibbet Street (168)

1871—1901

HALIFAX: King Cross Street (5)

1877—1908

HALIFAX: New Market Street

1880—1893

HALIFAX: Boddy's Buildings, Northgate

1858—

HALIFAX: St James Road

1862—1875

HANLEY: Bagnall Street

1860—1864

HANLEY: Bryan Street (125) (P Lyland's Baths for the People)

1860—

HANLEY: Lichfield Street

1874—1980

HARROGATE: Crescent Road

1897   Still open 
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HARROGATE: Montpelier Gardens

1886—1897

HARROGATE: Royal Parade (11)

1886

HARTLEPOOL: Burbank Street (21), West Hartlepool

1880—1890

HARTLEPOOL: Scarborough Street (14), West Hartlepool

1890, 1891

HARTLEPOOL: Tower Street (26), West Hartlepool

  1890—1928+

HARTLEPOOL: Waterloo Inn, Whitley Drive, West Hartlepool

1880

HASTINGS: Wellington Square (1)

1894—1897

HASTINGS: White Rock

1882—1911
1934—
1968

HOLMFIRTH: Huddersfield Road

  1863—1866+

HONLEY:

1858

HONLEY: Upper Fold

1861

HOVE: Medina Terrace  /  Kings Esplanade

1910—1913

HOVE: Western Road (65)

1861—1864

HUDDERSFIELD: Albion Street

1859—1906

HUDDERSFIELD: Ramsden Street (22)

1906—1928

HULL: Blanket Row (45)

 1861—1867+

HULL: George Street

 1865, 1871—1919+

HUNSLET:

1881   

HYDE: Mottram New Road

1861

IPSWICH: Duke Street (13 & 15): St Clement

1859—1861

KEIGHLEY: Albert Road

1878—1954+

KEIGHLEY: Market Place

1858—1871+

KENILWORTH:

1861—

KIDDERMINSTER: Mill Street

1871—1932

LANCASTER: Cable Street

 -1894—1901+

LEAMINGTON: High Street

1861—1886

LEAMINGTON: Royal Pump Room

1863—1977
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LEEDS: Abingdon Crescent

1886

LEEDS: Albion Street

1886—1904

LEEDS: Cookridge Street

1866—1968

LEEDS: Fitzwilliam Street (139)

1861—1862

LEEDS: Herbert Street

1886

LEEDS: Hope Street

1888—1908

LEEDS: Park Street (1), Park Lane

1863—1870

LEEDS: Richardshaw Lane, Stanningley

1861—1867

LEEDS: St Peter's Square / High Street

1858—1905

LEEDS:Wade Lane (45): Belgrave House,

1859—1916

LEEDS: Westgate (Leeds International Pool)

1967—1979

LEICESTER: Friar Lane

  1872—1920+

LEICESTER: New Street (9)

  1861—1904+

LEIGH: Silk Street

1881—1977

LEWES: Friar's Walk (35)

1862—1882
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LINCOLN: Monks Road (97), Baggholme Road

1889—1926

LINCOLN: Tentcroft Street (47)

1889—1896

LIVERPOOL: Cases Street (5), Clayton Square

1864—1881

LIVERPOOL: Duke Street (128)

1874—1881

LIVERPOOL: Eberle Street

1885—1910

LIVERPOOL: Leigh Street (18)

1892, 1899

LIVERPOOL: Lime Street (26 & 28)

 §1911—1924 (1941?)

LIVERPOOL: Mulberry Street (113)

1861—1906+

LIVERPOOL: South Castle Street (29)

§ 1910—1939   

LIVERPOOL: St Anne Street (65)

1861, 1862

LIVERPOOL: Ullet Road (9a)

1960—1970

LONGTON: Station Square

1881—1914

LUTON: King Street

  1867—1872+

LYTHAM ST ANNES: Dicconson Terrace

1928—1987

MACCLESFIELD: Newgate

* 1890—1928   

MACCLESFIELD: Park Street (13)

* 1860—1865

MALVERN: Imperial Hotel

1906

MALVERN: [The Bury ?]

  1859

MALVERN: The Bury

1869—1886

MANCHESTER (Near)

1858—1860

MANCHESTER: Bramley Place (1), Broughton Lane, Bury New Road

1864

MANCHESTER: The Poplars, Broughton Lane, Bury New Road
     First Victorian Turkish bath in England

1857—1876
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MANCHESTER: Burnley Road, Waterfoot

1891

MANCHESTER: Chorlton

1929—1937+

MANCHESTER: Clifford Street (24), Oxford Road

  1859—1868
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MANCHESTER: Clifford Street, Upper Brook Street

1864—1872

MANCHESTER: Eldon Road (45)

1914

MANCHESTER: Victoria Baths, High Street, Chorlton-in-Medlock

1906—1993
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MANCHESTER: Hough Lane (3), Lower Broughton Road

1858—1872

MANCHESTER: Hyde Road (40, 42 & 44), Ardwick

1881—1927

MANCHESTER: Leaf Street, Hulme

§ 1860—1940   

MANCHESTER: London Road, Mayfield

1861—1913

MANCHESTER: Oxford Street (21 & 23), St Peter's

  1857—1927+

MANCHESTER: Quay Street, Sunlight Building (built over 10 South
     Parade)

1934—

MANCHESTER: Scropton Road (11, 13 & 15), Rochdale Road

1876—1886

MANCHESTER: South Parade (10), Parsonage Gradens, Deansgate

  1885—1928+

MANCHESTER: St James' Street (90)

1860

MANCHESTER: St Peter's Square, Midland Hotel

1903—1927

MANCHESTER: St Stephen's Row

1886

MANCHESTER: Stevenson Square

1891—1892

MANCHESTER: Stockport Road (110), Hardwick House

1873—1890

MANCHESTER: Stretford Road

  1860—1876+

MANCHESTER: Whitworth

1913—1937

MARGATE:

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MARGATE: Cliftonville Avenue, Cliftonville

1927—1938

MATLOCK: Royal Hotel

1895

MEXBOROUGH: High Street (218)

1881—1889

MIDDLESBROUGH: Gilkes Street

1933—1988

MIDDLESBROUGH: Grange Road East / Gloucester Street

1874—1937

MIDDLESBROUGH: Wilson Street (37)

1896—1901

MORLEY:

1900—1914

NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE: Blackett Street (59)

1871

NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE: Northumberland Road (Bath Road)

* 1859—2013     

NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE: White House Buildings, Pilgrim Street (55)

1874—1924

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYNE: Marsh Street

1896—1914

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYNE: Nelson Place

1906—1979—2011

NEWMARKET: Duchess Drive

1937

NORTH SHIELDS: Cecil Street (4)

1869—1897

NORTH SHIELDS: Stephenson Street (3)

1862—1869

NORTHAMPTON: Guildhall Road (43)

1892—1918

NORTHAMPTON: Mounts Baths

1936   Still open

NORWICH: Prince of Wales Road (78)

1902, 1906

NOTTINGHAM: Bath Street / Gedling Street

1861—1894
1975—2010

NOTTINGHAM: Gladstone Street, Hyson Green

1885—1913

NOTTINGHAM: Lloyd Street, Sherwood

1891

NOTTINGHAM: Lower Talbot Street (5)

1887—1903

NOTTINGHAM: Newthorpe Street

1889—1899

NOTTINGHAM: Stanley Place, Lower Talbot Street

1876—1902

NOTTINGHAM: Upper Parliament Street (98)

1898—1939

OLDHAM: Union Street, Central Publc Baths

1904— c.1974

OLDHAM: George Street (7)

1864

OLDHAM: Lord Street (28)

1877

OLDHAM: Regent Street (14), Mumps

1898—1905

OLDHAM: Union Street, Central Baths

1880—1976

OXFORD: Bath Street, St Clements

1863—1877

OXFORD: Cornmarket Street (54)

1869—1876

OXFORD: Hythe Bridge Street (36)

1872—1876

OXFORD: Merton Street (10)

1883—1924

PLYMOUTH: Flora Place (4) (Later 150 Union Street)

1871—1897

PORTSMOUTH:

1918

PORTSMOUTH: King's Terrace (24) (Belle Vue Terrace), Southsea

1874—1936

PRESTON: Albert Road (58)

1891—1909

PRESTON: Albyn Bank Street (4)

1881—1932

PRESTON: Church Street (27b)

1876—

PRESTON: Grimshaw Street

1869—1895

PRESTON: Miller Arcade, Lancaster Road South (5)

1901—1947

RAMSGATE: Granville Hotel

1873—1935

READING: Greyfriars Road (2)

1888—1928

ROCHDALE: Church Stile / Church Lane (71)

1859—1891

ROCHDALE: Entwistle Road (added to 1868 building)

1872—1937

ROCHDALE: Entwistle Road (built next door)

1937-2012

ROCHDALE: Smith Street

   1872—1914+

ROTHERHAM: Bridgegate (32)

1872—1911

SALFORD: Oldfield Street

1861—1870

SALISBURY: Queen Street (16)

1881—1915

SALTAIRE: Caroline Street (26)

1863—1883
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SCARBOROUGH: Bar Street (12)

1863—1864

SCARBOROUGH: Bland's Cliff, South Sands

1863—1904
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SCARBOROUGH: South Cliff Baths, Ramshill Road

1890

SCARBOROUGH: The Crescent, Londesborough House

1937—1974

SELBY:

1899—1914

SHEFFIELD: Armstead Road (8), Attercliffe

1876—1902

SHEFFIELD: Arundel Street (158)

1871—1898

SHEFFIELD: Fitzwilliam Street (139)

1861

SHEFFIELD: Glossop Road / Victoria Street / Convent Walk

1877—1990
Article

SHEFFIELD: Heeley Baths

1909—1914

SHEFFIELD: Norfolk Street

1861—1913

SKEGNESS: Scarbrough Avenue

 § 1883—1939?   
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SKIPTON: Mill Bridge

1865—1871

SKIPTON: Otley Road (14)

1886—1887

SOUTH SHIELDS:

1857

SOUTH SHIELDS: Fowler Street, Victoria Turkish Baths

1865

SOUTH SHIELDS: South Pier

1885—1886
1887—1900

SOUTHAMPTON: Regent Street

1870—1886   Image

SOUTHAMPTON: Western Shore Road

1894—1930

SOUTHPORT: Bold Street

1887

SOUTHPORT: Chapel Street (32) / London Street

  1861—1869+

SOUTHPORT: Palace Hotel, Birkdale

1890—

SOUTHPORT: The Esplanade

1975—2001

SOUTHPORT: The Promenade (Victoria Baths from 1890)

1871—1975

SPALDING

1868

SPILSBY: High Street

1868

ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA: West Hill (8)

1864—1869

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STAFFORD: Royal Brine Baths

1892—1974

STALYBRIDGE: Church Street

1870—1914

STALYBRIDGE: Cross Leech Street

1859—1865

STALYBRIDGE: Harrop Street

1861—1865

STANLEY: High Street

1973—1997

STOCKPORT: St Peter's Gate

1886—1993

STOCKPORT: Tiviot Dale

1860—1865

STOCKPORT: Todd Street

1883

STOCKTON-ON-TEES: Alma Street (20)

1879—1882

STOCKTON-ON-TEES: Church Road

1968—1998

STOCKTON-ON-TEES: High Street

1882—1894

STROUD: Gloucester Street

1869—1933

SUNDERLAND: Borough Road

1867—1894

SUNDERLAND: Caulton Street (8)

1867

SUNDERLAND: Coronation Street (8)

1864—1865

SUNDERLAND: Hendon Street (53

1873—1883

SUNDERLAND: Lambton Street (8)

1882—1915

SWINDON: (GWR1) Taunton Street

1868—1904  

SWINDON: (GWR2) Faringdon Road / Milton Road

1905  Still open

SWINDON: Cromwell Street

 1867

SWINDON: Thornton Street

 1875

SYDENHAM: West Hill

1877

TORQUAY:

1922—1927

TORQUAY: Warren Road / Abbey Road (90)

  1873—1914+

TUNBRIDGE WELLS: Calverly Road

1884—1887

TUNSTALL: Bath Street

1891—

WAKEFIELD:

1857

WAKEFIELD: Kirkgate (177)

1861

WAKEFIELD: Southgate

1887—1927

WALSALL: Lichfield Street

1896—1914

WESTON-SUPER-MARE: Richmond Street

1914—1919

WESTON-SUPER-MARE: Royal Crescent

1889—1910

WESTON-SUPER-MARE: Wadham Street

1861—1875

WHITEHAVEN: Duke Street

1884—1914
Article

WHITLEY BAY: The Links

 1974—2007

WINCHESTER: High Street (155)

1866—1881
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WINDERMERE: Bowness

1872—1875

WINDSOR:

1876—1886

WOLVERHAMPTON: Albany Road

1888—1934

WOLVERHAMPTON: Powlett Street

1915—1921

WOLVERHAMPTON: St George's Parade

1888—1892

WOODBRIDGE: Ship Meadows (104)

?

WORCESTER: Sansome Walk (28)

(1) 1860—1971   
(2) 1971—2008   

Article

YORK: Blake Street (22 & 23)

1885—1897

YORK: Little Stonegate

1863

YORK: St Sampson's Square (11)

1898—1933

   

*  This establishment may not have been open during the whole of the period indicated
§  Destroyed in the blitz

   

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