Victoria baths, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester:
Turkish baths: in the laconicum

Tiled hot air shaft in the laconicum
< Photo: Gill Wright

Tiled shaft carrying hot air directly into the laconicum, the hottest room. The air enters through a grille at the top.

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