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6, the Crescent

A Grade II Listed Building in Selby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.7837 / 53°47'1"N

Longitude: -1.0661 / 1°3'57"W

OS Eastings: 461633

OS Northings: 432336

OS Grid: SE616323

Mapcode National: GBR NSZP.ZD

Mapcode Global: WHFD2.L5K5

Plus Code: 9C5WQWMM+FH

Entry Name: 6, the Crescent

Listing Date: 11 December 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 325722

Location: Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Selby

Built-Up Area: Selby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Selby St Mary and St Germain

Church of England Diocese: York

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1. (south-east side)
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No 6
SE 6132 SE 5/47 11.12.68


Built shortly after 1793, on the lines of Lansdowne Crescent, Bath, by
James Audus the elder (1752-1809), a prominent ship-owner. His son James,
an amateur architect, completed The Crescent after the father's death.
Brown brick. Two storeys. Parapet, ranged up to No 5. Front faces west
and has 5 bays: sashes with glazing bars and stucco voussoirs with
gadrooned keystones. Door with oblong fanlight: porch on fluted Tuscan
columns with entablature. Former 2-bay extension to south. Street front
has 2 bays: passage entrance with wooden doorcase consisting of panelled
pilasters, fluted consoles and dentilled pediment, door in panelled
reveals with blind semi-circular fanlight.

Listing NGR: SE6163332336

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