Victorian Turkish baths directory
   

                           

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Victorian Turkish Baths: their origin, development, and gradual decline

        

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Last updated: 18 February 2014

   

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This table lists stand-alone Turkish bath establishments alphabetically by place.

Additional establishments in this location are included in separate tables listing Turkish baths which are part of other establishments, ie, in Animals, Asylums, Clubs, Hospitals, Houses and Hydros

Known opening and closing dates are indicated in the table, as is the existence of more detailed chronologies. All articles include a chronology. However, please note that chronologies do not appear in the version of the site without frames.

Dates in blue are accurate openings or closures to the best of our knowledge;
Dates in red are first and last sightings.
Plus or minus signs indicate 'and later' or 'and earlier'. 

If you have access to local newspapers and can add, amend, or correct any dates, please do contact us.

 

Alfred Place (Alexander Square), South Kensington

1861—1887

All Saints Road (11), Notting Hill

1895—1897

Argyll Place (10a) (Argyle Street), Regent Street

1861—1902
 
Brief article

Ashwin Street, Dalston

1882—1890
Article

Baker Street (20)

1861—1863

Basinghall Street

1883—1938
Brief article

Bell Street (5), Edgware Road——First Turkish bath in  London

1860—1865
Related article
Image, &c

Bishopsgate Church Passage / Bishopsgate Churchyard

See: New Broad Street

Blackfriars Road (191)

1869—1886
Article

Blackheath Road (44), Greenwich

1880

Bridge Road (1), Adelaide Road

1878—1882

Brixton Road (461) / Electric Lane

1893—1932

Broad Street House / Bishopsgate Church Passage / — Churchyard

See: New Broad Street

Buckingham Palace Road (119)

1873—1892
Brief article

Caledonian Road (9)

1871—1921
Article

Camberwell Green (40)

1884—1911

Cambridge Terrace (2) (off Edgware Road)

1861—

Cannon Street Road (79), St George's in the East

1865—1869

Canterbury Row / Kennington Lane

1861—1873

Chancery Lane [?]

1861

Chapel Place (3), Cavendish Square

c.1857—1870    

Cheapside (136)

1890—1896

Church Street (16-29), Islington

1873—1917

Churton Street (26), Pimlico

1904—1905

City Road ( 79)

1865—1866

City Road (275)

§ 1872—1941    

City Road (283)

1862

Coldbath Street (25)

1881

Commercial Road East ( 7), Whitechapel

§ 1875—1940    

Commercial Road East (727), Whitechapel

  1879—1885+

Conduit Place

1861

Duke of York Street (York Street) (12)

1908—1958

Earls Court Gardens

1881—1941   Images &
Picture of the month

East India Dock Road, Poplar

1934—1988

Euston Road (182 & 184)

1861—1908 Article

Exmouth Street (2) /  Commercial Road

1861—1869

Fenchurch Street Railway Station (Turkish bath not yet confirmed)

1882—1907

Fleet Street (68)

1884—1889

Fore Street (50)

     1890  

Golden Square (32) / Upper John Street (1)

1860—1865   Mention

Goswell Road (282)

1865—1938 Chronology

Grange Road, Bermondsey

1927—1973
Picture of the month

Great Marlborough Street (Green's Turkish baths)

 -1878—1883+

Great Marlborough Street (3) (Dr Culverwell's Turkish baths)

 1867

Great Russell Street

    1861   

Greville Street (21)

1862

Harrow Road

1880—1963
Article

Hart Street (42), Bloomsbury

1878

Ironmonger Row (1-11), Islington

1938    Still open
Article

Jermyn Street (76)

§ 1862—1940
 
Article

Jermyn Street (92)

1910—1975
Picture of the month

Kensington High Street( 48½)

1882—1889

Kensington High  Street(120)

1911—1920

Kentish Town Road / Camden High Street

1878—1916
Picture of the month

Kings Road (111)

1862—1866

Leicester Square (23)

1868—1930

Lewisham High Street (261)

1965—2002

Leyton Road / Lovett Road, Newtown, Stratford East

1860—1893

Lombard Court (6)

  1926—1927+

London Bridge

1870—1961

Ludgate Hill

1882—1893

Manor Road, Chelsea

1904—1977

Marylebone Road (55)

1865—1871

Mile End Road

1932—1981

New Broad Street / Bishopsgate Churchyard

1860—1954
Article

Newgate Street (50) / Panyer Alley (4-5)

1879—1907
Picture of the month

Newington Butts (98)

1871—1895

Newington Causeway (102 & 104)

 § 1878—1941    

Newton Road (16), Belmont Cottage

1861—1864

Northumberland Ave (25)

1884—1948
Article

Northumberland Passage (now Craven Passage)

1884—1947
Article

Ockenden Road (7)

1861—1863

Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green

1926—Still open

Old Kent Road / Marlborough Road, Camberwell

§ 1905—1945
Picture of the month

Osnaburgh Street (8), Regent's Park, Turkish Bath for Ladies

1883

Palace Street (18), Pimlico

1860—1863

Park Lane, Dorchester Hotel

1930—1984

Park Lane, Grosvenor House

1929—

Pentonville Road (83)

1875—1905

Plumstead High Street, Woolwich

  1927—1970+

Portland Terrace, Workmen's Hall, Notting Hill

1865—1866

Putney Bridge Road

1886—1914

Queen Square (20), Imperial Hotel Women's Turkish baths

1930—1962

Queen Square (26)

1861—1865

Queen's Terrace (10), St John's Wood

    1862   

Queensway, W2

1929—Still open
Picture of the month

Railway Approach, London Bridge

1875—1921
Brief article

Romford Road (189)

1934?

Russell Square (66), Imperial Hotel

  1913—1966   Image &  Picture of the month

Savoy Hill, Lancaster House, The Strand

1885—1921

Sloane Street (155)

1864—1891

Somerset Street (42)

1860—1873

South Street (5), Finsbury Square

1861—1864
Article

St John's Square (19)

1861, 1862

St Martins-le-Grand

1862—1866

Strand (105)

1896—1899

Strand (335c)

1861—1877

Stroud Green Road

1882?

The Grove (105), Stratford East

1890—1894

Trafalgar Road, Greenwich

1959—1988

Victoria Street (2)

1862—1865

Victoria Street, Windsor Hotel (late Army and Blue)

  1885—1890+

Wellington Place (3), St John's Wood

1863

Wellington Street (71), Woolwich

1878—1896

Westmoreland Street, Marylebone

1862

Whitechapel High Street, Gardiner's Corner

§ 1875—1940    

Wimbledon Theatre, The Broadway

1910—1938
Article

York Terrace (54), York Gate, Regent's Park

1865—1916

 

 

 * This establishment may not have been open during the whole of the period indicated
 §  Destroyed in the blitz 

  
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