2012

NZ2564 : 'One of the oldest Swimming Baths in Britain', New Bridge Street

taken 12 years ago, near to Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

'One of the oldest Swimming Baths in Britain', New Bridge Street
'One of the oldest Swimming Baths in Britain', New Bridge Street
One of the oldest public swimming baths in Britain, opened in 1907, closed in 1965 LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
The front of the building shown here is on New Bridge Street on the corner with Gibson Street NZ2564 : Former Swimming Baths, Gibson Street
Gibson Street Baths, former wash house and public baths, is Grade II Listed LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

St Dominic's Roman Catholic Priory Church is on the left. It was built 1869-73 to a design by A M Dunn based on a C13th century Dominican Church, and is one of the largest Roman Catholic Churches in Newcastle. Unusually, the high altar is on the south side of the church, and is thought to lie on the line of Hadrian's Wall. It is a Grade II Listed Building LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
The Priory building is to its left on the edge of the photo.
There is a collection of photos here: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

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NZ2564, 968 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 19 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 19 February, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2580 6447 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.4508N 1:35.9087W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2579 6450
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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