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Scarborough Buttercross

Butter Cross in Scarborough

Scarborough Buttercross Like so much of Scarborough’s heritage, The Buttercross in Princess Square in the old town, receives little or no acknowledgement. What is Scarborough’s only Grade 1 Listed monuments is tucked away with little or no fan-fair and certainly nothing to stir the interest of the unknowing passer-by. Whilst Queen Victoria’s statue stands proudly […]

The Windmill Scarborough

The Windmill Scarborough

The Windmill Scarborough Set in an 18th-century windmill and a 5-minute walk from the Scarborough Railway Station, this laid-back B&B is 1.1 miles from Scarborough Castle and a 5-minute walk from the Stephen Joseph. Accommodations range from standard rooms with 4-poster beds to 2-floor suites and 2-bedroom cottages. All feature en suite bathrooms and flat-screen […]

Archaeological and Historical Society Scarborough

Scarborough Library Blue Plaque

Archaeological and Historical Society Scarborough Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society is among the most active and expert archaeological societies in the UK. The Society, originally called The Scarborough and District Archaeological Society, was founded in 1947 by a group of enthusiasts keen to preserve and research the rich archaeological inheritance of the area. Originally an […]

Oldest Buildings in Scarborough’s bottom end.

Castle Dykes and Moat in Scarborough

Oldest Buildings in Scarborough’s bottom end. In Quay Street in the old part of Scarborough, you’re standing on land reclaimed from the sea. The brick fronted Three Mariners on the left is believed to have once been part of the timber framed house. Years ago, when there was no dredging equipment, as the harbour silted […]

Public Buildings, Offices and other places 1890

St Nicholas Cliff Scarborough and Town Hall

Public Buildings, Offices and other places 1890 Albert Hall, Aberdeen Walk Aquarium, foot of New Road – Wm. Morgan, managing director Barracks, Castle yard – Sergt. Geo. Lee, R.A. Barracks, Throxenby – Artillery depôt Board of Trade Life Saving Apparatus Rocket Station (The), Foreshore Road Burial Board Office, Cemetery, Cemetery Road – L. Thompson, supt.; […]

Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society

Scarborough South Bay

SCARBOROUGHArchaeological and Historical SocietyRegistered Charity number 1108962Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society is among the most active and expert archaeological societies in the UK.The Society, originally called The Scarborough and District Archaeological Society, was founded in 1947 by a group of enthusiasts keen to preserve and research the rich archaeological inheritance of the area. Originally an […]

Ghost Hunting Grand Hotel Scarborough

Scarborough Grand Hotel

Ghost Hunting Saturday 07/02/2015 Grand Hotel, Scarborough Built in 1867 to accommodate for most noble of guests. It was 1 of the largest hotels in the world with 365 rooms representing each day of the year. Todays visitors have commented on strange encounters & some have even left after witnessing items flying across their rooms & […]

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