ST HILDAS PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1148951
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
ST HILDAS PREPARATORY SCHOOL

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST HILDAS PREPARATORY SCHOOL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Scarborough (District Authority)
Parish:
Aislaby
National Park:
NORTH YORK MOORS
National Grid Reference:
NZ 86129 07995

Details

NZ 8608 & NZ 80 NE AISLABY

7/4 and 17/4 St Hilda's Preparatory School (Woodlands Hall) 19.2.52 [formerly listed as Woodlands Hall] - II*

Large house, now a school. Third quarter of C18 with additions and alterations of 1919 (by W Brierley of York) and 1960. Coursed tooled stone with ashlar dressings. Hipped pantiled roof with dormers behind battlemented parapet. parapet. Alternating-block quoins. Entrance front 2 storeys and attic, 2 bays, irregular. At left a half-glazed door, with patterned radial fanlight and round architrave, in pedimented prostyle porch. Single sash window above, tripartite sashes on right, all with glazing bars, under shallow segmental arches with cut voussoirs and keystones. At left a long, irregular 2-storey domestic wing lacking a parapet but with end stone gable coping and kneeler. Garden front of 2 storeys and basement, 5 bays, the centre windows blank, the lower painted trompe l'oeil. Bands at cornice and ground floor levels. Sash windows with glazing bars in wood architraves, arches as on entrance front. 2 segment-headed dormers. 3 irregular bays on east front, similar fenestration, some windows replaced. Projecting 1919 dated doorway; and 1960s dining room extension, not of interest. Further 1919 extensions to north and along north front of house, in similar style and materials. Interior: staircase, curved around oval stairwell, with dado rail, has 2 turned balusters to a tread, cut string, carved tread ends and ramped handrail with spiral curtail. Enriched Venetian landing window. Ornamental plasterwork to hall and staircase ceilings. Several reception rooms with original cornices and chimney-pieces. Original doors and doorcases of good quality throughout.



Listing NGR: NZ8612907995

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
327079
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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