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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1148343
English Heritage Legacy ID: 326629
Location: Whitby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22
County: North Yorkshire
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
1811 CHURCH STREET
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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