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Mortuary

A Grade II Listed Building in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.585 / 54°35'6"N

Longitude: -0.9656 / 0°57'56"W

OS Eastings: 466946

OS Northings: 521582

OS Grid: NZ669215

Mapcode National: GBR PHPF.R5

Mapcode Global: WHF88.40FW

Entry Name: Mortuary

Listing Date: 26 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475543

Location: Saltburn, Marske and New Marske, Redcar and Cleveland, TS12

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Civil Parish: Saltburn, Marske and New Marske

Built-Up Area: Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brotton Parva St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


SALTBURN, MARSKE AND NEW MARSKE

NZ6621NE SALTBURN ROAD, Old Saltburn
802-1/8/29 (South side)
Mortuary

GV II

Mortuary. Named and dated 1881 in gable peak. Render with
painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. Single cell plan.
Gothic Revival style.
EXTERIOR: gabled west front has renewed door and shaped
overlight in 2-centred pointed arch. Single small light in
south elevation, other elevations blank. Angle buttresses have
2 offsets with sloped coping. Roof has ashlar coping at east,
with moulded kneelers, gablets at mid-slope and truncated
block finial.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: built to house bodies which were frequently washed up
on the beach. Once part of a group comprising mortuary,
lifeboat house and rocket brigade house. The only building to
survive road improvements.
(Wilson CS: The History of Saltburn: Saltburn by Sea: 1983-:
82).


Listing NGR: NZ6694621582

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