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Site of Baths, London Road
1 There were two bathing establishments in Willoughby – the Willoughby New Sulphureous and Saline Baths and the Willoughby Lodge Spa (PRN 3069). The former Bath was situated on the ...
The site of the Willoughby New Sulphureous and Saline Baths, baths that date to the Imperial period. The baths were opened because it was believed that the water could help to cure complaints such as rheumatism. They were situated off Main Street, Willoughby.
Site of Baths at Willoughby House
1 A sulphorous and saline spring was discovered around 1800 on a farm in the S of the parish and recommended for both drinking and bathing. 3 There were two bathing ...
The site of Willoughby Lodge Spa, baths which dated to the Imperial period. The baths were opened because it was believed that the water could help to cure complaints such as rheumatism. They were situated 1km south west of Willoughby.
Site of Bishopton Spa, Stratford upon Avon
1 The springs at Bishopton were first brought to the attention of the public by Dr Charles Perry in 1744. The spring is situated in a field called Shottery. The ...
The site of Bishopton Spa, comprising of baths and a well. The spa was in use during the Post Medieval and Imperial periods and is known from documentary evidence. It was situated 400m west of Mt Pleasant Farm.
Robbins' Baths, Victoria Terrace, Leamington Spa
1 The fourth Leamington spring was discovered by Richard Robbins, who erected six marble baths and a small pump rooms. Robbins’ Baths were later rebuilt as Victoria Baths, with a ...
The traces of Robbins Baths, later Victoria Baths, that survive in the colonnaded buildings facing the river. The baths dated from the Imperial period, and were situated on Victoria Terrace, Leamington Spa.
Iron Age/Roman British settlement at Marsh Farm, Salford Priors.
1 Evaluation of a cropmark site in advance of quarrying was unable to clarify the status of trackways associated with a known Roman settlement, (SAM 162). Open area excavation revealed ...
Evidence of Iron Age/ Romano British settlement uncovered during a series of evaluations and excavations. The site is located 600m to the east of Marsh Farm, Salford Priors.
Royal Victoria Spa, Bishopton
1 The Victoria Spa was built c.1834 by a consortium of local business people, with the idea of developing a fashionable inland resort. The Spa opened in 1837, to ...
The site of Royal Victoria Spa dating from the Post Medieval to the Imperial period. The gardens associated with the spa were created during the Imperial period. It is situated north of Bishopton. Villa-type pleasure grounds with walks; pond.
Site of Roman Bath House on Grimstock Hill
1 A bathhouse discovered during building work in 1978. The site was badly damaged by earth removal. It consisted of three elements – the hypocaust building, the semicircular room and ...
The site of a Roman bath house situated 500m north east of Gilson Hall.
Leamington Spa. Pump Rooms
Royal Pump Room and Baths, Leamington Spa
1 The sixth Leamington spring was discovered in 1810. Three years later ‘The New Pump Rooms and Baths’ were erected, which effectively put out of business all those which had ...
A 6th spring was discovered at Leamington in 1810. The New Pump Room and Baths, later to become The Royal Baths and Pump Room, were built in 1814. The building has been frequently altered. It is situated to the north west of Victoria Bridge, Leamington Spa.
Site of Roman Villa 500m NE of Snowford Bridge
1 About 500m N of Snowford bridge near the E bank of the Itchen, Roman brick, tile and pottery were found. 2 Accession Card. 3 Roman building site. c1925: trial holes dug ...
The site of a Roman villa, known from various archaeological excavations carried out throughout the 20th century. A corn drying kiln was uncovered and it is believed the villa also had a bath house. It is located south east of Hunningham.
Leamington Spa. Spencer Street
Roman Villa Site at Oxhill
1 In Spring 2002 a quantity of Roman material was recovered from a field to the south of Newborough Farm. The material indicates that this may be the location ...
A quantity of Roman material including fragments of pottery, mortaria and box flue tile, was recoved from a field to the south of Newborough Farm, Pillerton Priors. The finds suggest that this might be the site of a Roman villa.
The Well House, Leamington
The first well house was built on the instruction of the 4th Earl of Aylesford, the lord of the manor, following a visit to the town in 1803. The house was ...
The Holy Well, Leamington
This is sometimes called the Camden Well and sometime the Aylesford Well but it actually pre-dates both these gentleman. It is generally accepted that the well was first recorded by the ...
Royal Leamington Spa - A Plan For Development
Sleepy, genteel Royal Leamington Spa had been immune from none of the concerns post-war. The town’s War Memorial bears witness to the number of its young men who gave their ...
King's Newnham Baths around 1900
This cottage was known as ‘The Wells’ for many years, and was built on the site of medicinal springs. The baths consisted of three Mineral Springs of milky colour, diuretic ...
The Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa
In July 1814 ‘The Royal Pump Room and Baths’, designed and built by C.S. Smith of Warwick at a cost of £30,000 were officially opened. The Spa treatment was claimed ...
King's Newnham Baths to W of Bath Cottage
1 The mineral springs of Newnham Regis became of some eminence in the latter 16th century. Camden described them as three springs whose water, of a milky colour and taste, ...
The site of King's Newnham baths which are of Post Medieval date. Documentary evidence suggests that they were restored during the Imperial period. The remains of the baths are now visible as an earthwork. They were situated 500m east of King' Newnham.
Site of Smart's Baths, Clemens Street
1 In 1819 a seventh spring was located on the W side of Clemens Street. The four baths were called the Marble Baths. The premises were finally used as a ...
The site of Smart's Baths, a spring discovered in 1819. They were called the Marble Baths. The building, now demolished, was later used as a carriage works. The site is on the west side of Clemens Street, Leamington Spa.
Site of Wise's Baths, High Street
1 The third Leamington spring was discovered by the High Street, on land belonging to Matthew Wise. In 1790 he built Wise’s baths, which were enlarged in 1800. They were ...
The site of Wise's Baths which were built over a saline spring in the Imperial period. They were demolished in 1850. They were situated in High Street, Leamington Spa.
Site of Read's Baths, High Street
1 In 1806 a fifth Leamington spring was discovered by the Rev Mr Read, who built over it six baths, between Clemens Street and the Crown Hotel. 2 No trace of ...
The site of Read's Baths, discovered in 1806. Six baths were built over the spring, of which there is no longer any trace. The site is in High Street, Leamington Spa.
Site of Lord Aylesford's Well, Leamington Spa
1 The original, or old, well is situated W of the church and in 1803 a small stone building was erected over it by the Fourth Earl of Aylesford. It ...
The site of Lord Aylesford's Well, a well and baths dating to the Imperial period. It was situated to the west of All Saints Church.
Site of Abbott's Baths, Bath Street, Leamington Spa
1 In 1784 a second saline spring was discovered in Leamington on land belonging to William Abbotts. Baths were opened by Abbotts in connexion with the spring in 1786. 2 On ...
The site of Abbott's Baths built over a saline spring discovered in 1784. The baths, in Bath Street, Leamington Spa, were demolished in 1867.
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