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FORMER WHITE HORSE INN

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER WHITE HORSE INN

List entry Number: 1148343

Location

FORMER WHITE HORSE INN, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whitby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 326629

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1811 CHURCH STREET (East Side)

Former White Horse Inn NZ 9011 2/301

II GV

2. Late C18. 3 storeys, rendered. 2 windows, double-hung sashes with glazing bars. Heavy cornice above ground floor. Ground floor has 1 3-light window. Passage archway to left. Early C20 doorway to right with Ionic reeded pilasters on plinths and non-classical pediment. Half-glazed double doors. Originally the White Horse and Griffin, in compliment to the Cholmley family. The first stage coach from Whitby to York ran from here in 1788. Mentioned in Miss Ethel Kidson's novel 'Herringfleet'. Charles Dickens records that oyster shell grottos were a feature of the yard.

Nos 84 to 90 (even), Former White Horse Inn, The Black Horse Public House, Nos 93 to 100 (consec),Nos 105 to 112A (consec) & Nos 114 to 117 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: NZ9002911133

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National Grid Reference: NZ9002911133

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