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Former White Horse Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4876 / 54°29'15"N

Longitude: -0.6118 / 0°36'42"W

OS Eastings: 490029

OS Northings: 511133

OS Grid: NZ900111

Mapcode National: GBR SJ5K.C3

Mapcode Global: WHG9Y.KGXM

Entry Name: Former White Horse Inn

Listing Date: 4 December 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326629

Location: Whitby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Whitby

Built-Up Area: Whitby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Whitby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(East Side)

Former White Horse Inn
NZ 9011 2/301


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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