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Description: The Royal Oak Hotel
Date Listed: 8 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 332986
OS Grid Reference: NZ5626710695
OS Grid Coordinates: 456267, 510695
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4885, -1.1329
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GREAT AYTON HIGH STREET
12/58 The Royal Oak Hotel
Hotel, dated 1721 on sundial over door, with alterations and early C19 exten-
sion. Coursed squared stone, colourwashed. Roof of plain clay tiles with
terracotta ridge and brick stacks. Main building 2 storeys and attic, 2 bays,
wide proportions. Lower extension 2 storeys, 2 bays. Altered central prostyle
porch shares entablature with wide canted bay at left. Smaller, similar bay
window at right and another in the left extension; subsidiary door at left.
First floor 16-pane sash windows in stone architraves. Sundial inscribed: 'Deus
adest laborantibus'. Roof of main house raised to mansard form, probably in
early C20, with 2 large dormers. End stacks, the left stone-coped, the right
Listing NGR: NZ5626310696
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Source: English Heritage
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