1-15, The Crescent

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1258212
Date first listed:
22-Dec-1953
Statutory Address:
1-15, The Crescent, Scarborough, YO11 2PW

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
1-15, The Crescent, Scarborough, YO11 2PW

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Scarborough (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TA 04105 88197

Details

TA 0488 4/117

THE CRESCENT Nos 1 to 15 (consec)

22.12.53 GV II* 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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
444568
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.

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