Guildford Crescent Baths, Cardiff,
next to the Bute Docks Feeder Canal

Guildford Crescent Baths, Cardiff, Wales
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The Cardif Baths in Guildford Crescent, were built in 1862 by the Cardif Baths Co Ltd and designed by the Cardif Borough Architect, Thomas Waring (1825–91), who was also the Company Secretary. In addition to the Turkish baths there were slipper baths, a gymnasium, and 'two large swimming baths, each holding upwards of a million gallons of water supplied by the Bute Docks feeder'. 1

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the exterior of the Guildford Crescent Baths,
mentioned on page 157 of my book
Victorian Turkish Baths
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by Malcolm Shifrin

Published by
Historic England 2015
The University of Chicago Press 2016
ISBN: 978-1-84802-230-0

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 1. Butcher’s Cardiff directory (1880) [return]