ex swimming pool buildings

20 Dec

london 1.23pm 10.1C rain wednesday 2017

i can miss seeing things in london, even though i pass by it on the bus all the time… and i am talking of this carvings above the entrance to this building, which used to be swimming pools. i first found out about it via this article by londonist. about buildings that have been converted from their original swimming pools. when you go inside that building in the abbey centre, you would never have guessed it used to be a swimming pool. they have very cleverly converted it. 

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3 Responses to “ex swimming pool buildings”

  1. juliehcares Wednesday December 20, 2017 at 4:15 pm #

    You should post a picture of it!

    • alifesgayventure Wednesday December 20, 2017 at 4:47 pm #

      i think i wont be able to do it justice, it is quite high up and on a jutting octagonal window. the link ‘headed carvings’ gives pictures of all three of them.
      in the real world , it would be so dark with soot, it will be difficult to show the details. that was why i never noticed them, even though it is about the level of the top deck of the bus.

      • juliehcares Wednesday December 20, 2017 at 5:10 pm #

        Interesting! Something else I need to come there to see for myself 😀

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