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HER Number:MDV122309
Name:Nassau Bath, Northam, Devon

Summary

Late 19th century swimming baths shown as Nassau Bath on late 19th century mapping and later Patio Bath on mid-20th century maps. Early 21st century aerial photographs show that an apartment block has now been built in place of the recreational bath or swimming pool.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 426 291
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
DistrictTorridge

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 2507

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL (XIX to XXI - 1880 AD to 2006 AD (Pre))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Nassau Bath shown on Ordnance Survey 1880s-90s First Edition Map.


Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

Bath now depicted as 'Patio Bath' on Ordnance Suvey 1930-39 Fourth Edition map.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

1999-2000 aerial photographs show a bath or swimming pool.


Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.

Neither a bath or swimming pool is depicted, instead 2006-07 aerial photographs show a large apartment block called 'Nassau Court'.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

A' Nassau Bath' is shown on Ordnance Survey 1889 map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 20 2018 11:47AM