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Swimming pool, Maine

Ayling, Robert Stephen (1863-1932)
SOURCE: Building News, vol. 81, 1901 Aug. 16, p. 226-227

Competition design for a small public baths for the Building News Designing Club

Holden, Charles Henry (1875-1960)
SOURCE: Building News, vol. 70, 1896 Jan. 31, p. 185

North Camberwell Swimming and Warm Baths and Wash-houses, 59 Old Kent Road, London

Payne, Edward Harding (1866-1951)
SOURCE: Building News, vol. 81, 1901 Dec. 20, p. 853 NOTES: The design for these baths was selected by competition. They contained Turkish Baths, the first to be built in any public bath in London.

Swimming pool and private baths, Bath Road, Bournemouth

Pollard, John
SOURCE: Builder, vol. 53, 1887 Dec. 10, p. 808 NOTES; The building no longer exists.

Public baths, Northampton

J. C. Prestwich & Sons
NOTES: These public baths were part of a group of civic buildings, which included a fire station, police station and sessions court.

Underhill, Holme, West Yorkshire: the pool

Quarmby, Arthur (1934-)
NOTES: This is an earth-sheltered building.

Lansdowne Club, Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London: the swimming pool

White Allom
NOTES: Charles Fox, a pupil of Louis de Soissons, was commissioned in 1930 to re-design Lansdowne House, designed by Robert Adam in 1762-68, for use as a private club. He remodelled the mansion to incorporate social rooms and a sports area, including a swimming pool, squash courts, fencing Salle, café and bar in the basement. Sir Charles Allom, whose firm Allom, White was responsible for the fitting out of the great Cunard liners Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, was commissioned to decorate the Club in the 'Arte Moderne' style. It opened as a club on 1st May 1935.

Royal Masonic Institution for Girls, Senior School, Rickmansworth: the swimming pool

Denman, John Leopold (1882-1975)
NOTES: This purpose-built school was erected on the site of Rickmansworth Park house, which was demolished in 1926. The design for the new boarding and day school was put out to tender in an architectural competition. It was won by J L Denman, a Freemason himself, whose design incorporated Masonic symbolism, most noticeably in the semi-circle of eight houses, each of which having an H formation.

Public swimming baths, Granville Road, Willesden, London

Johnson-Marshall, Sir Stirrat (1912-1981)