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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1148951
English Heritage Legacy ID: 327079
Location: Aislaby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Aislaby
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Aislaby St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: York
NZ 8608 & NZ 80 NE AISLABY
7/4 and 17/4 St Hilda's Preparatory
School (Woodlands Hall)
19.2.52 [formerly listed as
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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