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Description: Royal Baths
Date Listed: 4 February 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 329857
OS Grid Reference: SE2997255454
OS Grid Coordinates: 429972, 455454
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9943, -1.5443
5338 CRESCENT ROAD
SE 2955 SE 12/82
SE 3055 SW 14/82
Circa 1894-7 by Baggerley Bristow. Mostly 2 storeys with semi-basements. Symmetrical
facade with 3 bay centre linked by 3 bay extensions to 3 bay wings with centre
bay set back at 1st floor level. Slated hipped roofs with central leaded dome
with balustraded parapet and surmounted by Doric, octagonal cupola; wing roofs
with wooden cupolas; 2 bell towers with corner pinnacles flank dome. Rusticated
limestone ashlar podium, with tooled ashlar dressings to coursed squared rubble
facing of ground and 1st floors. Console bracketed cornices with blocking course;
centre block with carved parapet terminated by obelisk and with enriched centrepiece
bearing the Harrogate Coat of Arms. Segmental arched podium windows; principal
3 light windows of modified Venetian type with pilasters carrying entablature
and segmental pediments; wings and centre entrance bay wmth lunettes. Prostyle
Doric portico in antis. Assembly Room with quadrapartite plan with coffered
dome; modified Corinthian Order with paired columns carrying entablature ; arched
windows with stained glass. Balustraded parapet to forecourt wings.
Nos 2 to 24 (even) and the Royal Baths form a group with the return of No 3 Crown Place.
Listing NGR: SE2995555434
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Source: English Heritage
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