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Old Town Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4879 / 54°29'16"N

Longitude: -0.6121 / 0°36'43"W

OS Eastings: 490004

OS Northings: 511168

OS Grid: NZ900111

Mapcode National: GBR SJ5J.8Z

Mapcode Global: WHG9Y.KGQC

Entry Name: Old Town Hall

Listing Date: 23 February 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436829

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


Old Town Hall
NZ 9011 2/157 23.2.54.


1788. Jonathan Pickernell of Whitby, architect; built at the expense of
Nathaniel Cholmley. 2 storeys, ashlar with open ground floor on pillars.
North front with square rusticated angle piers and 2 Doric columns and attached
half columns. Venetian windows and quoins to first floor. Oval plaque
with date below window; pediment with shield of arms of Cholmley. Slate
roof. South front similar but without plaque and with round window in tympanum.
Sides with 3 double-hung sash windows. Rectangular clock turret with gilded
figures and hands on all sides, cornice. Octagonal arcaded louvred domed
bell-cote with gold ball and fish vane.

All the listed buildings in Market Place and Clothing Factory, Sandgate
form a group.

Listing NGR: NZ9000411168

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

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