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Scarborough Town Hall

St Nicholas Cliff Scarborough and Town Hall

Scarborough Town Hall The building that originally stood on this site was 22 Long Room Street (renamed St Nicholas Street in 1844). The house was the home of John Woodall, a member of a prosperous and influential Scarborough family, whose connections with the town date back to the 17th century. One of the family businesses, Woodall’s Bank, stood […]

Anne Bronte Grave

Anne Bronte Grave

Anne Bronte Grave Many people are aware that Anne Bronte’s grave is situated in Scarborough – at the northern end of St. Mary’s churchyard, beneath Scarborough Castle walls; but few know anything of how Anne Bronte came to be interred there, or what her connections with the resort were. Anne Bronte (born on the 17th […]

Scarborough Heritage Trail

Scarborough Lighthouse

In the 1980s Scarborough Borough Council commissioned a “Heritage Trail” and you can find these dark blue Scarborough Heritage Trail plaques at the following locations: Grand Hotel Anne Bronte’s Grave Long Room and Royal Hotel Scarborough Town Hall Theakston’s Bookshop Newborough Bar Theatre Royal Bell Hotel Market Hall Trinity House Old Quaker Meeting House Butter […]

Grand Hotel Scarborough

Scarborough Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel Scarborough The Grand Hotel is a large hotel in Scarborough, England, overlooking the town’s South Bay. It is now a Grade II* listed building that is owned by Britannia Hotels, and has undergone a £7 million refurbishment. Three blue plaques outside mark where the novelist Anne Brontë died in 1849, the contribution of […]

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