The Bath House

The Bath House on Mill Road was once a place where local people would visit to wash, as everyone did not have mains water like we do now. So, many people would have to go along to their local ‘bath house’ to get clean! It was used as a Bath House from the late 1920s to the 1970s and helped improve hygiene in the local community. ‘Gywdir House’ as it was previously known was built in the Victorian Era and was lived in by a number of families from 1850 onwards, including local doctors and was therefore called ‘The Doctor’s House’ by many. Also see if you can spot the Cambridge Coat of Arms above the door, with symbols linked to its history as a trade route.

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The Bath House

 

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