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14a, 14b and 17, St Nicholas Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2821 / 54°16'55"N

Longitude: -0.3985 / 0°23'54"W

OS Eastings: 504362

OS Northings: 488569

OS Grid: TA043885

Mapcode National: GBR TLNX.JR

Mapcode Global: WHGC0.VMFM

Entry Name: 14a, 14b and 17, St Nicholas Street

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446712

Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Town: Scarborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Scarborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Scarborough St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

ST NICHOLAS STREET
1.
1605
(East Side)
Nos 14a, 14b and 17
TA 0488 4/167 22.12.53.

II*


2.
Pine substantial early to mid C18 house built for 2 merchant families. 4 storey
symmetrical front of 5 bays. Red brick with angle flute stone ionic pilasters,
carved caps 3 storeys high, supporting stone entablature with curved frieze,
the cornice broken off, the line of pilasters continued as piers through 3rd
floor and framing panelled, parapet with moulded stone string. Windows have fluted
stone keyblocks. Central 1st floor window has stone architrave and entablature,
central and floor window has stone architrave and segmental head with keyblock.
All windows have stone sills.
Arched central doorway in doorcase of fluted Ionic pilasters and entablature
with curved frieze and pediment, and mask keystone. Inner 6 panel door with
arched radiating fanlight approached by flight of steps and with pair of wrot
iron scroll pattern gates, to outer doorway. The central door flanked by modern
shops. The entrance gives access to central passage leading to rear, doors to
each side give on to very fine staircases leading up to 1st floor on each side
of house - open string with shaped brackets corkscrew and turned balusters 3
per tread, moulded and swept handrail, fluted newel posts, panelled dado to wall
divided by fluted pilasters. Similar but smaller secondary staircases give access
to 3rd floor. Though the house has been restored with conversion to flats on
upper floors a number of rooms retain dado and fielded panelling, both to front
and rear.


Listing NGR: TA0436288569

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

Description

ST NICHOLAS STREET
1.
1605
(East Side)
Nos 14a, 14b and 17
TA 0488 4/167 22.12.53.

II*


2.
Pine substantial early to mid C18 house built for 2 merchant families. 4 storey
symmetrical front of 5 bays. Red brick with angle flute stone ionic pilasters,
carved caps 3 storeys high, supporting stone entablature with curved frieze,
the cornice broken off, the line of pilasters continued as piers through 3rd
floor and framing panelled, parapet with moulded stone string. Windows have fluted
stone keyblocks. Central 1st floor window has stone architrave and entablature,
central and floor window has stone architrave and segmental head with keyblock.
All windows have stone sills.
Arched central doorway in doorcase of fluted Ionic pilasters and entablature
with curved frieze and pediment, and mask keystone. Inner 6 panel door with
arched radiating fanlight approached by flight of steps and with pair of wrot
iron scroll pattern gates, to outer doorway. The central door flanked by modern
shops. The entrance gives access to central passage leading to rear, doors to
each side give on to very fine staircases leading up to 1st floor on each side
of house - open string with shaped brackets corkscrew and turned balusters 3
per tread, moulded and swept handrail, fluted newel posts, panelled dado to wall
divided by fluted pilasters. Similar but smaller secondary staircases give access
to 3rd floor. Though the house has been restored with conversion to flats on
upper floors a number of rooms retain dado and fielded panelling, both to front
and rear.


Listing NGR: TA0436288569

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