Description: Station Tavern
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 327606
OS Grid Reference: NZ8284205260
OS Grid Coordinates: 482842, 505260
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4360, -0.7243
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GROSMONT FRONT STREET
NZ 80 NW
3/130 Station Tavern
Public house. c.1835. For the Whitby and Pickering Railway Company,
licensed to John Buttery. Bordered tooled sandstone on chamfered plinth;
ashlar porch and tooled dressings. Timber boxed eaves and pantile roof.
Central-entry plan with parallel wing offset at rear. 2-storey, 3-window
front. 4-panelled door, partly glazed, beneath ogee-shaped lintel, in
prostyle Doric porch with frieze and moulded cornice. All windows are
large-pane casements with painted stone sills, those on ground floor
ogee-headed beneath ogee-shaped lintels. First floor and eaves bands.
Overhanging eaves to hipped roof with end stacks rising from base of roof.
Left return: 2 storeys and 2 windows, with 2-storey, 2-window parallel wing
set back at left. Detailing of main part same as on front. Parallel wing
has altered windows on both floors and flat coped gable-end parapet, ramped
up on each side. When first built the building was known as The Tunnel
Inn, and was possibly the first purpose-built building for the Whitby and
Pickering Railway. RCHM, Houses of The North York Moors, p.136; fig.236.
Listing NGR: NZ8284205260
Source: English Heritage
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