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President's Lounge, Bath Rugby Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3829 / 51°22'58"N

Longitude: -2.3556 / 2°21'20"W

OS Eastings: 375346

OS Northings: 164935

OS Grid: ST753649

Mapcode National: GBR 0QH.C7X

Mapcode Global: VH96M.4H0P

Entry Name: President's Lounge, Bath Rugby Club

Listing Date: 14 December 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1406031

Location: Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Summary

Lime kiln, now club house. Late C18, converted c1965.

Description

MATERIALS: Coursed limestone rubble, asphalt roof.

PLAN: Square lime kiln with buttresses on either side of the fire hole, now the entrance.

EXTERIOR: Two storeys. Above the entrance there is a projecting steel balcony and French door. The west elevation has a modern door and window and the east side wall is blind.

History

It backs onto end of Johnstone Street and was originally charged from there. The parapet has been rebuilt and the charge hole roofed over. The adjacent quays for delivery of coal must have played key part in development of Pulteney/Bathwick estate in early C19.

Reasons for Listing

* Historic interest: It is included as very unusual survival of a late-C18 lime kiln in a city centre setting.

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