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Description: Robin Hood's Bay Museum and Reading Room
Date Listed: 6 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 327729
OS Grid Reference: NZ9524704900
OS Grid Coordinates: 495247, 504900
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4306, -0.5332
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NZ 9504 (inset) FYLINGDALES FISHER HEAD, Robin Hood's
Bay (south side)
Robin Hood's Bay Museum
6.10.69. and Reading Room. (formerly listed
as Reading Room & Library)
Reading room, library, and Museum. circa 1900 remodelling of older building.
Peeked coursed stone with ashlar dressings; pantiled roof with stone ridge,
coping and kneeler, brick stack. 2 storeys, 2 ;bays and left entrance bay of
1-storey height. At left of main building a boarded door, with big hinges,
under a flattened ogee lintel, the surround hollow-chamfered. Right 3-light
stone-mullioned windows with leaded glazing. Covet first-floor string. 2-light
stone-mullioned window on right and single light on left, all windows
chamfered. Left bay holds similar door and round-arched upper window with cross
finial; between them an ornamental rain water head. Swept roof has left end
coping and kneeler, right end stack. Rear elevation shows older masonry. 1
small fixed light, with headed glazing, and a boarded-up chamfered window in the
right bay; also a rooflight.
Listing NGR: NZ9524704900
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Source: English Heritage
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