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Post Office and Attached Outbuildings, Grosmont

Description: Post Office and Attached Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 327608

OS Grid Reference: NZ8282905269
OS Grid Coordinates: 482829, 505269
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4361, -0.7245

Location: N Road, Grosmont, North Yorkshire YO22 5PA

Locality: Grosmont
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO22 5PA

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Listing Text

(north side, off)
Post Office an' attached
6.10.69 outbuildings (formerly listed
under the parish of
GV Egton)

The address shall be amended to read
north Side, off)
3/132 Post Office and attached
GV Outbuilding.


NZ 80 NW
(north side, off)
3/132 Post Office and
attached outbuildings (formerly
listed under the Parish of Egtor)
Post Office and attached outbuildings, used for storage. c.1835, extended
shortly afterwards; further alteration and extension later in C19. Post
Office reroofed c.1980. For the Whitby and Pickering Railway Company.
Original part in hammered sandstone; extension in bordered tooled
sandstone with added red brick lean-to in English garden wall bond.
Pantile roofs, and stone and rebuilt brick stacks. L-shaped on plan.
Railway front: 2-storey and attic, 3-window, gable-end: 2-storey and
basement, 3-window extension at right. Gable end has plank double; doors
beneath painted cambered timber lintel at left of inserted 6-pane sash with
painted stone sill. On first floor, 2-light mullioned windows flank later
inserted 3-light casement. Lunette attic window in architrave, beneath
semicircular hoodmould. Lintels to inserted windows are bordered and
tooled. Overhanging bracketed eaves with plain bargeboards. Right side
stack at base of pitched roof. Extension has C20 replacement door in
raised elliptical-arched surround, between unequal 9-pane sashes. 12-pane
sashes on first floor and 6-pane on second: central windows on both floors
are blind. All windows have painted stone sills and tooled lintels.
Raised first floor band. Left-of-centre stack. Right return: 2-storey,1-
window gable end with 1-storey lean-to extension at right. Two panelled
doors with overlights in extension. Tall 18-pane shop window beneath
tooled lintel on ground floor; 2-light large-pane casement window, beneath
ogee-shaped lintel with blind Gothick tracery in tympanum, in gable end.
Original building probably built as warehousing and used jointly by the
railway company and the licensee of the Tunnel Inn (now the Station Tavern,
q.v.), John Buttery. A stable adjoining the warehouse on the east said to
have been destroyed by Second World War bomb. By 1856, the present Post
Office was in existence, combined with a grocer's shop. The ground floor
of the warehouse was still used for that purpose, while the second floor
had become a reading-room and library, and the third floor a shoemaker's

Listing NGR: NZ8282905269

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Source: English Heritage

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