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Latitude: 54.2812 / 54°16'52"N
Longitude: -0.4012 / 0°24'4"W
OS Eastings: 504190
OS Northings: 488464
OS Grid: TA041884
Mapcode National: GBR TLMY.Y2
Mapcode Global: WHGC0.TN49
Plus Code: 9C6X7HJX+FG
Entry Name: Public Library
Listing Date: 22 December 1953
Last Amended: 8 June 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1243447
English Heritage Legacy ID: 447302
Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11
County: North Yorkshire
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
1. VERNON ROAD
(formerly listed as
Liiterary and Mechanics
TA 0488 4/170 22.12.53.
Designed by J Gibson and W Johnson. Established in 1830, 2 storeys, ashlar
stone, The front is 5 bays with the 3 centre bays recessed with 4 colwms. The
ground floor order is Greek Doric with the entablature carried, across the front.
The 1st floor order is Ionic with entablature surmounted by tall panelled parapet,
The recessed bays have windows and the end bays have windows 4 panes wide on
ground floor and recessed arched panels on the 1st floor with carved wreath in
tympana of the arch. The panelled parapet breaks forward over the end bays and
the panels are divided by strip pilasters with tile cornice coping of the parapet
breaking forward over each. The right hand corner of the building has 1 bay
on the angle. North side has 4 bays with panels on 1st floor and windows on
ground floor. The South side has 3 arched recesses on the 1st floor.
The Public Library and Nos 1, 2, 4, 6 form a group.
Listing NGR: TA0419088464
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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