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HER Number:MDV65688
Name:Bath House at Greenway House, Galmpton


A bath house associated with Greenway House to the northwest is shown on a map of 1791, adjoining the boat house.


Grid Reference:SX 873 545
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingswear
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCHURSTON FERRERS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/286/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 100582
  • Old Registered Parks and Gardens Ref (II): 5281

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BATH HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV171469.

Dyer, m. //greenway, galmpton: archaeological + historic landscape survey: part 1/(july 2002)16+fig 4, ntsmr105372/(ea report 02.48).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV171470.

Dyer, m. J. /greenway, galmpton: archaeological + historic landscape survey: part 2/site inventory(2002)28-29/(ea report 02.48).

Dyer, M. J., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV17393.

A bath house associated with 'greenway house' to the northwest is shown on the 1791 map adjoining the boat house (dyer).

English Heritage, 2004, Greenway, Devon (Register of Parks and Gardens in England). SDV346363.

Late 18th century bathhouse with boathouse adjoining. The bathhouse comprises a lower storey of stone with arched brick openings on the north, south and west facades which contains a rectangular stone-lined plunge bath fed by a sluice from the river. Rendered and shingled upper storey with a sitting room and open balcony facing the river. The building was formerly thatched. Other details: 5281.

English Heritage, 2011, Historic Houses Register, 100582 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV346128.

Bathhouse and adjoining boathouse metres south-east of Greenway House. Bathhouse and adjoining boathouse to Greenway House. Late 18th or early 19th century. Slate rubble, partly plastered. Originally thatched but now with shingle roof with singled gable facing river. Two storeys. First floor jettied with balcony and three round-arched windows. Ground floor three round brick arched openings. Built over stone basement at beach level with round-headed sluices which allow sea water to enter bath at high tide.
Interior: Sunken bath with iron balustrade and steps down. Small chimneypiece to fireplace on rear wall. Room above with balcony overlooking River Dart. Small stone rubble boathouse adjoining south east. Date listed: 21st May 1985.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV171469Migrated Record:
SDV171470Migrated Record:
SDV17393Migrated Record: Dyer, M. J..
SDV346128List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2011. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website. 100582.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #97909 ]
SDV346363Register of Parks and Gardens in England: English Heritage. 2004. Greenway, Devon. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV45707Related to: Boat House at Greenway, Galmpton (Building)
MDV8526Related to: Greenway House, Galmpton (Building)
MDV79292Related to: Park and Garden at Greenway House, Kingswear (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2011 11:41AM