This house differs from most others in Westbourne Park in that it is red brick with a red tile roof in an Arts & Crafts influenced design. It was built by John Hall, a local architect, for his own use, in 1888.
John Hall JP (aged 65) was killed here, when he was likely getting ready for a day at his office.
He was the oldest victim of the bombardment in Scarborough.
The remains of a house in Scarborough where five members of the Bennett family were killed as a result of the raid on Scarborough by vessels of the 1st Scouting Group of the German High Seas Fleet, commanded by Admiral Franz von Hipper, on 16 December 1915.