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1-12, Cambridge Crescent

A Grade II Listed Building in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.993 / 53°59'34"N

Longitude: -1.542 / 1°32'31"W

OS Eastings: 430127

OS Northings: 455319

OS Grid: SE301553

Mapcode National: GBR KQN8.ZC

Mapcode Global: WHC8F.8WZR

Entry Name: 1-12, Cambridge Crescent

Listing Date: 4 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329834

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Town: Harrogate

Electoral Ward/Division: Low Harrogate

Built-Up Area: Harrogate

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: High Harrogate St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Nos 1 to 12 (consec)


SE 3 55 SW 14/63


Built 1867-8 by George Dawson to a design of J H Hirst of Bristol. Crescent composed of 3 bay units stepped down hill.
3 storeys, attics, dormers and cellars. Slated mansard roofs mostly with gables
dormers; No 4 with large central dormer flanked by pilasters carrying entablature
and pediment. Grit stone ashlar with red brick dressings and coarse florid detailing.
Bracketed cornice with attic windows in parapet above. Arched sash windows;
2nd floor with 2 ligiits in recesses with cast iron balconies; 1st floor windows
with enriched surrounds. Mostly modern bank and shop fronts to ground floor;
No 4 (National Westminster Bank) with fluted ½ columns with Tower of Wind capitals
carrying entablature and flanked by architraved doorways with console bracketed
cornices; No 6 (National Westminster Bank) with enriched Flemish Renaissance
frontage with Ionic pilasters carrying bracketed cornice and arched openings
with carved figures forming parts of keys, end bays with coats of arms in frieze,
wrougnt iron balcony at lst floor level.

Nos 1 to 12 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: SE3013855337

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