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.
The Parish of Goldsborough is made up of the villages of Goldsborough and Flaxby and since 1982 has been part of the Parish of Knaresborough. Before 1982 the village of Coneythorpe and the hamlet of Clareton were also included in Goldsborough Parish.
St. Mary’s churchyard is a closed one maintained by Harrogate Borough Council. The churchyard was restored and the surrounding wall rebuilt in the late 1970’s. In 2002 the Council took down and placed flat any memorials they considered to be unsafe.
There is a new cemetery on the outskirts of Station Rd which opened around 1956.
Transcribed by Pat Wood in 2005
St Mary’s Church, Goldsthorpe was last modified: September 9th, 2019 by Web Master
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