WOODEND

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1258213
Date first listed:
22-Dec-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
08-Jun-1973
Statutory Address:
WOODEND, THE CRESCENT

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Location

Statutory Address:
WOODEND, THE CRESCENT

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 04124 88154

Details

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

TA 0488 4/118

THE CRESCENT Woodend

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

22.12.53.

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
444569
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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Date: 17 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03234/19
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