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St Hildas Preparatory School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aislaby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.46 / 54°27'36"N

Longitude: -0.6729 / 0°40'22"W

OS Eastings: 486129

OS Northings: 507995

OS Grid: NZ861079

Mapcode National: GBR RJRV.4Z

Mapcode Global: WHGB3.M5S6

Entry Name: St Hildas Preparatory School

Listing Date: 19 February 1952

Last Amended: 10 December 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327079

Location: Aislaby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Aislaby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Aislaby St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 8608 & NZ 80 NE AISLABY

7/4 and 17/4 St Hilda's Preparatory
School (Woodlands Hall)
19.2.52 [formerly listed as
Woodlands Hall]

- II*

Large house, now a school. Third quarter of C18 with additions and alterations
of 1919 (by W Brierley of York) and 1960. Coursed tooled stone with ashlar
dressings. Hipped pantiled roof with dormers behind battlemented parapet. parapet.
Alternating-block quoins. Entrance front 2 storeys and attic, 2 bays, irregular.
At left a half-glazed door, with patterned radial fanlight and round architrave,
in pedimented prostyle porch. Single sash window above, tripartite sashes on
right, all with glazing bars, under shallow segmental arches with cut voussoirs
and keystones. At left a long, irregular 2-storey domestic wing lacking a
parapet but with end stone gable coping and kneeler. Garden front of 2 storeys
and basement, 5 bays, the centre windows blank, the lower painted trompe l'oeil.
Bands at cornice and ground floor levels. Sash windows with glazing bars in wood
architraves, arches as on entrance front. 2 segment-headed dormers. 3 irregular
bays on east front, similar fenestration, some windows replaced. Projecting 1919
dated doorway; and 1960s dining room extension, not of interest. Further 1919
extensions to north and along north front of house, in similar style and
materials. Interior: staircase, curved around oval stairwell, with dado rail, has
2 turned balusters to a tread, cut string, carved tread ends and ramped handrail
with spiral curtail. Enriched Venetian landing window. Ornamental plasterwork
to hall and staircase ceilings. Several reception rooms with original cornices
and chimney-pieces. Original doors and doorcases of good quality throughout.

Listing NGR: NZ8612907995

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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