The Arlington Baths Club, Glasgow:
exterior façade, and inside the
frigidarium, c.1900

Exterior of the club
< Published with permission of the Arlington Baths Club

In 1875 the club opened the fist of its four extensions to the building, a T-shaped Turkish bath suite. At the top left of the T was the frigidarium, with benches and couches lining the walls, and loose-covered easy chairs in the centre.

As in the Swindon Turkish baths (p.179), the frigidarium was not directly connected with the hot rooms thereby necessitating the installation of its own fireplace.

The tepidarium
< Published with permission of the Arlington Baths Club
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the Arlington Baths Club, Glasgow, Scotland
mentioned on page 229 of my book
Victorian Turkish Baths
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VICTORIAN TURKISH BATHS

by Malcolm Shifrin

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

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