The ‘Old Yearsley Bathing Place’ is constructed in 1860 on the River Foss, a short distance below Yearsley Bridge. The bed of the river is cemented for a space of 100 yards, and Dressing Sheds erected. The total cost is about £300 and admission is free. In due course, this will be redesigned by Fred Rowntree to become the Yearsley Swimming Pool still much-used in York.
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To celebrate #IMD2023 we are remembering our collaboration with @YorkMuseumTrust in 2017 🏰
This project was about Lawrence Rowntree, grandson of the famous chocolate manufacturer Joseph Rowntree. Watch our short film here: https://t.co/eFKU55jhyW