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28 February 2012

1884 – Merrion Pier and Baths, Dublin

Architect: All that remains is a portion of the concrete basin on the strand of the former public baths. The Dublin Evening Mail described the baths on their opening as “120 feet by...

28 December 2011

1885 – Tara St. Public Baths, Dublin

Architect: Daniel J. Freeman Originally designed by Daniel J. Freeman, Dublin city architect 1879-1893, with construction starting in 1884. Later altered by a successor C.J. McCarthy. Leopold Bloom used the Tara Street public...

28 April 2011

2008 – Unbuilt Dublin – Outdoor Public Baths, Dublin Docklands

Architect: Julien De Smedt Architects The Dublin Docklands Open Air Bath seeks to create a new and open public space that will energize the newly developed surrounding area. A catalyst for growth of...

15 June 2010

1860 – Kelly’s Bath House, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Detached two-bay two-storey former bath house, constructed by John Kelly and provided hot, cold and open sea baths. To the north side is an enclosed rear yard. The building now is boarded up...

23 February 2010

1877 – Public Baths, Kings Road, Chelsea, London

Engineer: E. Perrett Sectional Perspective View of First & Second Class Swimming Baths for the Chelsea Swimming Bath Co., published in The Building News, June 29th 1877.

05 January 2010

1883 – Matlock Bath Pavilion & Gardens, Derbyshire

Architect: J. Nutall The Matlock Bath pavilion was completed around 1884. Also known as the Palais Royal, it wasan ambitious structure with a 228ft frontage of mainly glass. For many years it had...

09 October 2009

10th C – Arab Baths, Palma, Mallorca, Spain

These 10th century baths are virtually all that remain of the Arab city of Medina Mayurqa. They were probably part of a nobleman’s house and are similar to those found in other Islamic...

17 September 2009

1888 – Floating Swimming Baths, Kingstown, Dublin

Architect: William Kaye-Parry Proposal for a floating swimming baths for Dun Laoghaire harbour.

10 August 2009

1885 – Lewisham Public Baths, London

Architect: Wilson Son & Aldwinkle