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The Downe Arms, Wykeham

Description: The Downe Arms

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 327435

OS Grid Reference: SE9642883354
OS Grid Coordinates: 496428, 483354
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2368, -0.5220

Location: A170, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO13 9QB

Locality: Wykeham
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO13 9QB

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Listing Text


SE 9683 WYKEHAM A 170
(north side)

14/115 The Downe Arms


Inn. c1800, with later C19 alteration and extension; further extension in
C20. For the Wykeham estate. Dressed sandstone to front and right side;
coursed rubble sandstone to left side and rear; timber eaves course; pantile
roof. Central-entry plan, 2 rooms deep; rear service wing added before
1850. 3-storey front, of 3 recessed, round-arched bays. Central door of 6
flush panels beneath radial fanlight, in plain round-arched surround. 12-
pane sash over door. Ground and first-floor windows in flanking bays are
tripartite sashes; segment-headed 6-pane sashes to second floor. End stacks
at base of hipped roof. Rear: radial-glazed staircase window to right of
centre. Interior: closed-string, dogleg staircase rises through house to
second floor. Moulded handrail ramped-up, with reeded balusters, and some
re-used C18 turned balusters between first and second floors. Moulded
plaster cornice to staircase hall and ground-floor passage. Doors of 6
raised and fielded panels. Ground-floor room to right has fireplace with
moulded surround and fluted cornice, flanked by alcove cupboards with
panelled doors. Moulded dado rail.

Listing NGR: SE9642883354

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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