29e. Scarborough (6) Some Georgian and Victorian Architecture
Scarborough has many fine Georgian and Victorian buildings that have been built through its heyday as a seaside holiday resort, particularly after the coming of the railway.
The Grand Hotel, Scarborough, a high Victorian building by any standards and completed in 1867. On the beach side it rises thirteen storeys!
The iron Spa bridge over the Valley with, on the left, the tall rotunda building built as a museum in 1828-1829 to the design of R. H. sharp, the lower wings were added in 1860.
The Spa Bridge is an iron footbridge that crosses high across the Valley from just above the beach, it is 414 ft long.
The Art Gallery built in 1845 in The Crescent, it was called Broxholme, built in the style of Cinquecento.
Scarborough: 47a. The Public Library, in Vernon Road, built in 1840 as the Oddfellows Hall by J. Gibson & W. Johnson. A Classical design of five bays, ashlar with short Greek Doric columns below tall fluted Ionic columns for the centre above. It later the Mechanics Institute and a library since 1930 and in 1955 Stephen Joseph founded the UK's first professional 'theatre in the round'
Wilsons Mariners Homes A.D. 1836
South Cliff Methodist Church, built in a grand Gothic style by Morley & Woodhouse of Bradford in 1886 in yellow and grey stone
The interior of South Cliff Methodist church
Stained glass window in South Cliff Methodist Church, Scarborough
The entrance and facade of Queen Street Methodist Central Hall Church, Scarborough
The interior of Queen Street Methodist Church, Scarborough, with the Dalesmen Singers arriving to give a concert.
Scarborough Railway Station. a Grade II listed building, the original buildings date from 1845, but added and changed since then!
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