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Talbot House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2838 / 54°17'1"N

Longitude: -0.3989 / 0°23'55"W

OS Eastings: 504333

OS Northings: 488756

OS Grid: TA043887

Mapcode National: GBR TLNX.F4

Mapcode Global: WHGC0.VL7B

Plus Code: 9C6X7JM2+GC

Entry Name: Talbot House

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446262

Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11

County: North Yorkshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/08/2019

TA 0488

QUEEN STREET (west side)
No 13, Talbot House

(Formerly listed as Nos 13 and 13A (The Talbot Hotel))


Mid to late C18 with early C19 alterations. Formerly two separate houses, three storeys painted brick with basement. The centre part has bands between storeys, wood entablature with triglyph frieze. Low gable end slate roof. Four second floor windows, flush framed sashes, glazing bars intact. Large first floor bow window, below two left hand windows, tripartite glazing bar sash lights, wood entablature, triglyph frieze. Two storey and basement, similar bow under two upper right hand windows.

Yard entrance to left hand on ground (altered and built in) with door of six panels, four glazed, with rectangular fanlight adjoining to right under Greek Doric porch of fluted columns and entablature.

The left hand extension is of similar brickwork but with bracketed frieze and cornice with pantile roof. Two windows flush framed glazing bar sashes to upper floors with large bow window to ground floor, tripartite glazing bar sash lights, moulded and denticulated cornice and iron anthemion cresting - plain door in arched opening to left hand.

The right hand extension has similar entablature to main block but with dentils to cornice. Three windows to third floor, sashes glazing bars intact, one sash over door on first floor and two storey large canted bay, pilastered with moulded cornices, to ground and first floors. The door is of six fielded panels with semi-circular fanlight in panelled reveal with painted doorcase - similar to that of No 5 and 7 qv - engaged Corinthian columns, broken entablature with flat relief vases to each face, open pediment

Interior has been much altered but the staircase of the former end house survives. Open string broad treads with shaped brackets and three close set turned balusters per tread, swept moulded handrail swept round at bottom of flight, panelled dado to wall.

Nos 5 to 13 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TA0433388756

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