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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1258213



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Dec-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Jun-1973

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 444569

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/04/2015

TA 0488 4/118


(Formerly listed as Natural History Museum (Woodend), previously listed as Woodend, Crescent Gardens).


GV II* Circa 1835-40. The Sitwell family's Scarborough villa. 2 storeys and attic. Ashlar stone, with string course to 1st floor, cornice and blocking course, low pitch hipped slate roof. Rectangular block with some plain late neo-Greek detail. 5 bay fronts (glazing bar sashes) except on west side which has a 2 storey service extension. North front has central recessed panel for doorway and window above. Panelled door in stone surround of incised panelled pilasters, scroll brackets and cornice. The east front has tall central stair window. The south front has continuous 1st floor balcony on segmental arched arcade. Large greenhouse attached to east side. The interior altered by Sir G Sitwell and again for the Museum. Set in fine grounds down to the Valley.

Woodend, Art Gallery, Londesborough Lodge and The White House (with gates and gate piers) form an important group.

Listing NGR: TA0412488154

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National Grid Reference: TA 04124 88154


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