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Larpool Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4715 / 54°28'17"N

Longitude: -0.6142 / 0°36'51"W

OS Eastings: 489904

OS Northings: 509341

OS Grid: NZ899093

Mapcode National: GBR SJ4Q.TW

Mapcode Global: WHG9Y.JVQY

Entry Name: Larpool Hall

Listing Date: 23 February 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261704

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436824

Location: Whitby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: 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


Larpool Hall
NZ 8909 10/14 23.2.54.


Late C18 - created before 1790. 3 storeys in ashlar. 2-1-2 sashes, the
centre with slight projection and small pediment in parapet. Quoins, bands
between storeys and cill bands; band to parapet. Stone Cl9 open arched
porch in centre enclosing original doorway in stone with pediment, shaped
and enriched frieze and 'Gothic' cluster half columns; door of 6 fielded
panels. 2 storey wings of similar character with 2 windows, slightly set
back from house, left hand one with C19 stone bay windows. Interior has
original mahogany balustered staircase. Ionic columned Venetian staircase
window and various contemporary fireplaces. Balusters of back staircase
appear to be late C17 and are of the open work corkscrew type. Internal
door with Cl8 painted glass. Principal room has late C17 marble mantelpiece
with white eaved architrave with keyblock with red inset panel with white
rose. Red marble frieze with central white marble cartouche with 3 sectional
polished ammonites. Yellow marble scrolled pediment with broken green marble
tympanum, red centre block and white marble foliage swags from scrolls of
pediment. Dr Young in his "History of Whitby" 1817, described the house
"as a large stone building, plain but stately commanding an extensive prospect".

Larpool Hall, Gate Piers and Outbuildings to Larpool Hall form a group.

Listing NGR: NZ8990409341

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