© Micaela Basford
GRAND PUMP ROOM, STALL STREET (east side)
BATH, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
12 June 1950
Date of last amendment:
12 June 1950
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823 Grand Pump Room
ST 7564 NW 19/281 12.6.50.
Main block begun in 1789. Thomas Baldwin architect. He resigned in 1791
and Palmer continued scheme 1793. Finished 1799. Elevation on to Abbey
Church Yard has centre piece of 4 engaged Corinthian columns with entabla-
tures and pediment. Windows in 2 storeys, upper being oval and set in
rectangular panels similar to Banqueting Room at Guildhall. End bays
break forward slightly, that on West receives end of previously built
colonnade, and that at East end contains principal entrance with
coupled Ionic pilasters and pediment. Windows over in arched recesses,
semi-circular fanlights over. Entablature and parapet with blind
balusters in panels over windows. Street elevation (West end) has 8
3/4 attached Corinthian columns grouped in pairs, Between these are
3 semi-circular arched niches over each of which are pediments on
consoles. Bases of columns on broad panelled band course, crowning
vermiculated rusticated ground floor on which are planted 4 circular
plaques immediately below the coupled columns. The whole surmounted
by parapet with blind balusters, Interior. Hall with Corinthian order
fluted columns. Deep cove separates entablature and flat ceiling. (The
Victorian extension is not included in the listing).
Nos 6 to 14 (consec) Abbey Church Yard, Nos 13 & 14 Cheap Street, No 3 Stall
Street, the Grand Pump Room & Abbey Church form a group.