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1-15, The Crescent

A Grade II* Listed Building in Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2788 / 54°16'43"N

Longitude: -0.4026 / 0°24'9"W

OS Eastings: 504105

OS Northings: 488197

OS Grid: TA041881

Mapcode National: GBR TLMY.MX

Mapcode Global: WHGC0.SQH4

Plus Code: 9C6X7HHW+GX

Entry Name: 1-15, The Crescent

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444568

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

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Listing Text

TA 0488

Nos 1 to 15 (consec)


1832-1833 to 1856-1857. Designed in 1832 by R H and Samuel Sharp of York, architects. This segment of the Crescent took longer to complete than Belvoir Terrace. Symmetrical ashlar elevations repeating design of Belvoir Terrace.

Four storeys. Angle blocks of six bays have slight projection. Horizontal rustication to ground floor. Continuous stone balcony on large brackets and with rich honeysuckle pattern cast iron rails, at first floor level. Upper part articulated by pilasters supporting entablature. Low hipped slate roof. The intermediate houses are of three bays each. Glazing bar sash windows, French windows to first floor. Panelled doors, some altered, in stone architrave surrounds, rectangular fanlights. The north east front of No 1 has five bays with projecting central Greek Doric porch, two columns and entablature with triglyph frieze. Four bay plain stone extension to right hand. Major example of terrace architecture in Scarborough - central garden area in front of houses.

Nos 1 to 15 (consec) The Crescent and Nos 1 to 7 (consec) Belvoir Terrace form
a major group.

Listing NGR: TA0410588197

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

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