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LONDESBOROUGH LODGE

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.

Name: LONDESBOROUGH LODGE

List entry Number: 1258289

Location

LONDESBOROUGH LODGE, THE CRESCENT, SCARBOROUGH, YO11 2PW

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jun-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 444723

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History

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Details

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

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THE CRESCENT Londesborough Lodge

(Formerly listed as The Medical Baths (Londesborough Lodge))

GV II Late 1830s villa with simplified neo-Greek detail. Two storeys ashlar irregular plan due to different orientation of entrance and garden fronts. Enlarged and improved by the first Lord Londesborough in 1853.

Entrance has projecting centre with bevelled rusticated corners, narrowed bays splay out at approximately 180 degrees. Low hipped slate roof with bracketed moulded overhanging eaves. Three windows to centre portion and one to each splayed bay, the centre window over door broader, glazing bar sashes. Door modern but in surround of panelled stone pilaster strips with console brackets to cornice over. Later wings in similar style of one and two storeys extend at same angle as end bays of main block. The north east return front of left hand wing has three windows with pilastered rectangular bay window on shaped brackets. The south east garden front is on similar splayed plan to that facing north but the centre has canted projection of, three windows with paired sashes flanking. The centre window of canted projection is flanked by Greek Key pattern panels and has heavy interlaced circle stone balcony on shaped brackets ever ground floor. French window flanked by panelled strips. The house was the Scarborough villa of the first Earl of Londesborough who entertained Edward VII here in 1871, the footbridge over Vernon Road (qv) was the Londesborough's private access to the Spa Bridge and the Spa itself. 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: TA0419588226

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National Grid Reference: TA 04195 88226

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