Victorian Turkish baths directory
   

                           

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

        

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III: Turkish baths in Wales

Last updated: 01 October 2016
           

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

Additional establishments in this country are included in separate tables listing Turkish baths which are part of other establishments, ie, in Asylums, 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.

                       

Wales

BRECON:

1861—

CARDIFF: Charles Street

1880—1920

CARDIFF: Guildford Crescent

 * 1862—1958    

CARDIFF: Wales Empire Pool

1958—1998

CWMBRAN

1874

LLANDUDNO: Ty Gwyn Road (White House Road)

1864—1867
Chronology & notes

MERTHYR TYDFIL: Lower High Street

1868—1918
Article

NEATH: Alfred Street

* 1893—1912

NEATH: Church Place / Old Market Street

First Victorian Turkish bath in Wales

1864—1888

NEWPORT: Bridge Street: Victoria Assembly Rooms

1867—1896

NEWPORT: Dock Street

1865—1871

NEWPORT: Stow Hill

  1890—1963+

SWANSEA: Cambrian Place: Assembly Rooms

1871—1873

SWANSEA: St Helens Road

1884—1985

   
 * This establishment may not have been open during the whole of the period indicated
 

                         

 
 


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