Is this wall load bearing?

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First post so bear with me.
We’ve recently moved into this house and have decided we want to knock down the wall that separates the bathroom from the toilet. It’s and ex council house on the end of a terrace.
There is no wall below it, in the loft you can see the plastererboard then there is a wooden joist running across (see pictures attached) The bathroom wall starts after the gap between the plasterboard, sorry the the amateurish description
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In almost all cases, you find that the wall between the bathroom and sep. wc is just a non-loadbearing partition.
 
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I can't tell: where is the wall in relation to the joists? Running parallel?
 
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Have you tried tapping the wall ? If it is plasterboard on timber studding it will sound hollow between the studs and more solid on a stud, but this does not necessarily mean it does not have some structural purpose. (e.g. A wall in my house over the stairs , is plasterboard and studding but it also has a layer of plywood which provides what they call a stressed skin and acts as a cross wall to give some buttressing to the external wall ).
It would be dangerous for anybody to say it is not loadbearing from the information provided.
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I can't tell: where is the wall in relation to the joists? Running parallel?
The part where the red line is on the right of that is a joist. Everything below is the hallway, if that’s any help.
Thanks for your reply
 

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Is it a solid block or brick wall or is it plasterboard?
Usually, a solid wall will be built up to ceiling level, but the plasterboard in the rooms either side butts up to the wall, so you see the exposed block in the loft.
 
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