Description: Pithead Baths (Premises of Elemore Auto Parts Limited) and Wall and Railings in Front
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303167
OS Grid Reference: NZ3575045618
OS Grid Coordinates: 435750, 545618
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8042, -1.4454
NZ 34NE HETTON JAMES TERRACE (north side)
Pithead baths (premises of
Elemore Auto Parts Limited) and
Wall and railings in front.
Colliery baths, now workshops. 1933 by R.A. Frizell for the Welfare Committee.
Brick. Style : Dutch school. 2-storey block around central water tower, with one-
storey porch and offices on south and east. Elevation to street: full height
blind bay at left; central one-storey porch containing concrete architrave to
boarded double door flanked by narrow windows with wrought iron grilles; set
back above door is a tall tripartite stair window having brick mullions and
metal glazing bars; a similar window in right return to stair; set back at
right is a full-height bay containing vehicle entrance on rollers. 7 recessed
brick courses form decorative band at first floor level and on tower; soldier
courses at windows hide steel lintels; parapets of soldier courses or of bonded
vertical courses. Interior : stainless steel balustrades to 2 original stair-
cases; some ceramic tiled shower compartments with integral towel hooks survive.
Wall and railings in front : goemetric pattern wrought iron railings on low
brick wall with curved brick coping along street, canted at corner, and partly
on right return. Historical note : the only remaining building of Elemore
Listing NGR: NZ3575045618
Source: English Heritage
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