A freestanding bath creates a traditional focal point, just right for a period bathroom.

From bright colours to polished metal, there are many designs on offer to suit your scheme.

Choose from a vintage-style roll-top, deep double-ended tub, or find contrast with a sleek modern look.

Image above: This bathroom is in the extended section of a farmhouse, but a traditional bath from Norton Chase Bathrooms helps to tie in the room with the rest of the propertyView Project →

bergin-bathtub

A roll-top tub has been painted in a deep blue, adding colour to the whitewashed bathroom in a medieval thatched cottage
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butters-house-bathroom-roll-top-bath

Modern and traditional mix with this roll-top bath, which is stood on two dark wooden blocks to create contrast
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pl-carman-bathroom

This reconditioned cast-iron bath has been painted in Green Ground by Farrow & Ball for a heritage look suitable for a cob longhouse
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clifton-country-bathroom1

In a medieval home, a terracotta-coloured bath brings warmth to this room, where the wind-brace structure has been limewashed to enhance its patina
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griffiths-bathroom

Set in a converted schoolhouse, this purple painted bath makes a statement in comparison to the walls, painted in Farrow & Ball’s Cream, and warm woodwork
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hopkins

A polished roll-top tub brings elegance to this grand master bathroom, accessorised with a luxurious fur rug
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hunt-bath

This bath design, by Albion Bath Company including fixtures and fittings, is perfectly in keeping with a period cottage
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pl-lewin-bathroom

A simple modern bath from Victoria Plum offsets the beautiful original stained glass window, which has been restored
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lingwood-bath

A roll-top from Bath Empire and fittings from Victorian Plumbing give this bathroom and elegant look. A hand held shower is a useful addition
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pugin-bathroom

Formerly a chapel at Pugin Hall, this bathroom’s gothic features have been contrasted with a modern freestanding bath from The Albion Bath Company
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sorrenti

The Bentley cast iron bath, from Imperial, required the floor to be reinforced to carry the weight. It has been painted blue to match the wall tiles
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swift-watermill

A simple roll-top bath is given a dash of opulence with shiny silver feet, complimenting the neutral scheme and exposed wood in this renovated watermill
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thomas-bathroom

This bathroom has a 1920s-inspired theme, including black and white tiles. The freestanding bath has been painted Rectory Red by Farrow & Ball to give an accent of colour
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