Pithead Baths

Buildings located near coal mines, equipped with showers and clothes-drying facilities, typically found in England, Scotland, and Wales, and built for use by coal miners.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
29810
Names
pithead baths
pithead bath
bath, pithead
baths, pithead
stortbaden Dutch
stortbad Dutch
baños de bocamina Spanish
baño de bocamina Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300263081. The J. Paul Getty Trust.