What is a Cast Iron Roll Top Bath? A roll top bath, is a free standing bath, with curved edges. These are key defining features of the roll top bath, which allow bathers to enjoy a more relaxing soak without having sharp pointed edges. These free standing baths are often raised on feet, in order to keep the floor dry and prevent floorboards rotting or mildew forming. There is also a tendency for these baths to be deep and longer than a traditional bath, allowing the potential for two people…read more
The bathroom is a room where a lot of time is spent; and as such it is worth investing time and money to create an authentic look if you’re waning to go down the traditional Victorian bathroom route.
When it comes to bathing, roll top baths themselves have almost as much significance as the act itself. In England during the 1500s regular bathing was practically unheard of, particularly during the winter months. In fact, it was mostly down to the colder climate (and of course lack of luxury bathtubs and central home heating), that the month of May offered an ideal time to bathe. As a result, June became a popular time for people to wed as their bath was still considered recent, which is where the…read more
When asked what it is that people love most about roll top baths, the answer is undoubtedly almost always its classical design. The tubs different components all work together from the bath itself to its traditional taps and claw feet which all add to its glamorous and truly elegant appearance that it is so desired for.