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6, the Crescent, Selby

Description: 6, the Crescent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 325722

OS Grid Reference: SE6163332336
OS Grid Coordinates: 461633, 432336
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7837, -1.0661

Location: A63, Selby, North Yorkshire YO8 4PU

Locality: Selby
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO8 4PU

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Listing Text

1. (south-east side)
5342 -----------------
No 6
SE 6132 SE 5/47 11.12.68


Built shortly after 1793, on the lines of Lansdowne Crescent, Bath, by
James Audus the elder (1752-1809), a prominent ship-owner. His son James,
an amateur architect, completed The Crescent after the father's death.
Brown brick. Two storeys. Parapet, ranged up to No 5. Front faces west
and has 5 bays: sashes with glazing bars and stucco voussoirs with
gadrooned keystones. Door with oblong fanlight: porch on fluted Tuscan
columns with entablature. Former 2-bay extension to south. Street front
has 2 bays: passage entrance with wooden doorcase consisting of panelled
pilasters, fluted consoles and dentilled pediment, door in panelled
reveals with blind semi-circular fanlight.

Listing NGR: SE6163332336

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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