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King Richard's House

A Grade I Listed Building in Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2842 / 54°17'2"N

Longitude: -0.3904 / 0°23'25"W

OS Eastings: 504885

OS Northings: 488808

OS Grid: TA048888

Mapcode National: GBR TLQX.80

Mapcode Global: WHGC0.ZL81

Plus Code: 9C6X7JM5+MR

Entry Name: King Richard's House

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447131

Location: Castle, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Scarborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Scarborough St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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No 24
(King Richard's House)
TA 0488 4/83 22.12.53.


House of medieval origin traditionally associated with King Richard III. Altered
C16/C17 and restored. Main part a tall gabled block of 3 storeys and attic,
stone with C16 brickwork to gable head. Pantile roof. Central 3 light stone
mullioned attic casement, drip mould: Projecting rectangular bay with hipped
pantile roof, 3 storeys high, with 12 light mullioned casements on 1st and 2nd
floor, and 3 light to left hand on ground floor with ledged door to right hand,
the whole of this bay a modern restoration, the windows inside wall are original.
Lower extension to right hand 2 storey and attic. Painted stucco. One 1st floor
window, and on ground floor half glazed C18 door and shop window, 7 panes wide
x 4, under lean-to projection. There is a reset grotesque effigy of King Richard
from Newark, protected by iron grill set in wall. Inside, on 2nd floor, the
front room has a plaster ceiling with geometrical multi-curve pattern of thin
ribs, incorporating as central featura the York rose and the popinjay - Arms
of Richard III - of late C16 date.

Nos 21 to 26 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TA0488788818

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