SJ8797 : Former Whitworth Baths

taken 2 years ago, near to Gorton, Manchester, Great Britain

Former Whitworth Baths
Former Whitworth Baths
Whitworth Baths on Ashton Old Road in Openshaw, were built in 1890 and designed by Manchester architect J. W. Beaumont in honour of celebrated philanthropist and engineer Sir Joseph Whitworth. I've been unable to find out when they closed but they were already semi-derelict in 2009 when the inside were photographed by urban explorers LinkExternal link A petition to save the building in 2010 LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) secured less than 300 signatures. Some old photos can be found on Andrew Simpsons blog at LinkExternal link

SJ8797 : 1890 date stone
SJ8797 : Window detail (1)
SJ8797 : Window detail (2)
SJ8797 : Whitworth Baths (side view)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused 
Former (from Tags)
Public Baths 
Date (from Tags)
1890 
Person (from Tags)
J W Beaumont  Joseph Whitworth 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8773 9747 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.4289N 2:11.1795W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8773 9745
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