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Description: The Bathing House
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237002
OS Grid Reference: NU2616517512
OS Grid Coordinates: 426165, 617512
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4508, -1.5879
NU 21 NE LONGHOUGHTON HOWICK
6/111 The Bathing House
Bathing House. c.1840 conversion of older cottage, for the Grey family.
Rubble ground floor with squared stone above; tooled-and-margined dressings
(in part cemented over). Welsh slate roof except for synthetic blue slates
on north pent part; terracotta chimney pots. 1 + 2 storeys, 3 bays. Centre
bay has boarded door in gabled porch with shouldered arch on left. 3-light
mullioned window with 3-pane casements; blocked 2-light window above. Deep
eaves on cast-iron brackets. Coped gables on elaborate moulded kneelers with
pyramid finials; end stacks with tall paired moulded terracotta pots (one at
right end missing). Single-storey pent-roofed left end bay has 4-pane
casement and small arched light. Single-storey right bay has blocked
chamfered slit. Right return shows 4-pane sash, in former 2-light mullioned
window, with gable slit above. Front to sea shows wide C20 ground-floor
window, below large tripartite sash with boarded apron.
Stonework especially dressings, much perished through wind erosion. Included
for historical interest and landscape value.
Listing NGR: NU2616517512
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Source: English Heritage
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