British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Seamens Hospital, Whitby

Description: Seamens Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 326617

OS Grid Reference: NZ9013410888
OS Grid Coordinates: 490134, 510888
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4853, -0.6102

Location: Church Street, Westerdale, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO22 4AS

Locality: Whitby
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO22 4AS

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Whitby, North Yorkshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(East Side)

Seamen's Hospital
NZ 9010 9/74


Hospital founded 1670, but building 1842 by Sir Gilbert Scott. Jacobean
front elevation of 2 storeys. 9 bays with rear court entered by 3 gatehouses.
Brick. Mullioned stone windows and openwork balustraded parapets. Central
gatehouse with round niches over archway surmounted by trophy ofglags and
cannon. Pedimented feature flanked by model wood ship hulls and surmounted
by model rigged ship. NMR.

Nos 44 to 51 (consec) and Seaman's Hospital form a group.

Listing NGR: NZ9013410888

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.