The Royal Baths were built in 1894-7 by Baggerley Bristow. They were once Europe's premier destination for spa treatments and the pampered rich. Politicians and royalty came to 'take the waters'. There were also assembly rooms and a winter garden lounge.
Since 1660 there have been many buildings called "The Crown". In 1847 The Crown Hotel on Crown Place had a central section rebuilt in a chaste neoclassical design. In 1870 the Crown estate ran as far as Parliament Street, was acquired by George Dawson, who employed J H Hirst of Bristol as his architect. The Crown’s Georgian wings were removed and replaced with a powerful pair of Italian Renaissance replacements which gave the building great character. George Dawson also planned a tower and new shops in Crown Place and Crescent Road, all of which were built after Dawson’s death in […]
The Royal Baths were built in 1894-7 by Baggerley Bristow. They were once Europe's premier destination for spa treatments and the pampered rich. Politicians and royalty came to 'take the waters'.
There were also assembly rooms and a winter garden lounge.
Allerton is situated just off the A1 and between Harrogate and York.
Allerton is old English for Aelfred’s tun or town. ‘Mauleverer’ is a Norman personal nickname meaning ‘poor harrier’.
The Mauleverer family held the manor from the reign of Henry I until that of George I in 1721 and the addition of ‘Mauleverer’ made Allerton distinguishable from Northallerton, Allerton Bywater , Chapel Allerton and Moor Allerton.
A large parish, Allerton Mauleverer had the settlement of Hopperton to the south and Thornbrough to the east. The foundations of St. Martin’s Church date from mediaeval times but the present structure was built in 1745. A visitor in 1620 noted the tombs of the Mauleverers, three of which still survive, and heraldry in the chancel and aisles.
Transcribed by Lynn Wood in 2005
St Martins, Allerton Mauleverer was last modified: September 9th, 2019 by Web Master
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