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6 and 7, Cliff Street, Whitby

Description: 6 and 7, Cliff Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 326731

OS Grid Reference: NZ8975611169
OS Grid Coordinates: 489756, 511169
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4879, -0.6160

Location: Cliff Street, Westerdale, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 3DD

Locality: Whitby
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO21 3DD

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Listing Text


665/1/116 CLIFF STREET
23-FEB-54 (West side)
6 AND 7

Houses, Late Cl8. 2 storeys and attics. Red brick in Flemish bond, with forecourt with stone retaining walls and steps to front.

Both houses are of 3 bays with the front door to the left. Windows are flush framed with stone, wedge lintels and simple, stone cill bands. Timber dentilated eaves cornice and brick ridge stacks to right.

No.6 (to right) retains 6-over-6 pane hornless sashes. The front door, with 6 fielded panels, has a Gothic barred fanlight protected by an open pediment supported by fluted Doric pilasters. The roof is pantiled and has a flat topped dormer.

No.7 (to left) has 1-over-1 sashes. The two ground floor windows have been replaced with a C19 canted bay with a timber dentilated eaves cornice. The 6 fielded panelled front door with overlight has a similarly detailed doorcase. The roof is of Welsh slate and has a pair of gabled dormers with scalloped barge boards

External inspection of front elevation only (interiors not inspected).

Nos. 6 and 7 Cliff Street are designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Date: late C18 in origin.
* Craftsmanship: demonstrated particularly by the door surround and fanlight to No.6 and the Flemish bond brickwork.
* Architecture: originally a matched pair of town houses, No.7 displays good quality C19 alterations which contrasts with the more original appearance of No.6.
* Group Value: the buildings have group value with the other listed properties on Cliff Street

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

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