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THE COLD BATH: PIERCEFIELD

Site Details


NPRN 276011

Map Reference ST59NW

Grid Reference ST525968

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community St Arvans

Type of Site BATH HOUSE

Broad Class Health and Welfare

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Ruinous remains of a small rectaqngular stone and brick building constructed in the 18th century to house a cold water plunge bath. The tile-lined pool within was fed by water from a stream via a stone-lined and capped culvert. The building housed both the pool and a small dressing area heated by a small corner hearth.
Source: Cadw scheduling description of 08. 2000 F.Foster/RCAHMW 03. 2006

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