The White Rock Turkish Baths, Hastings:
a cooling cubicle

Cooling and rest cubicle
< Photo: Waters of health and happiness (Hastings: The Council, [1934])

Cooling cubicles would be used for changing before and after taking a Turkish bath. The bather would then be able to cool off and have a rest before going to the cooling-room for light refreshments, a chat and, perhaps, a smoke.

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White Rock Turkish Baths, Hastings. Part 2: the reconstructed Turkish baths

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