History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Captain Cooks House

A Grade I Listed Building in Whitby, North Yorkshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4868 / 54°29'12"N

Longitude: -0.6118 / 0°36'42"W

OS Eastings: 490030

OS Northings: 511043

OS Grid: NZ900110

Mapcode National: GBR SJ5K.BD

Mapcode Global: WHG9Y.KHW7

Entry Name: Captain Cooks House

Listing Date: 23 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326799

Location: Whitby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Whitby

Built-Up Area: Whitby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Whitby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

Find accommodation in
Whitby

Listing Text

1.
1811 GRAPE LANE
(South Side)

Captain Cook's House
NZ 9011 2/135 23.2.54.

I GV

2.
3 storeys in brick with maroon ochre. Heavy diagonal brick eaves cornice.
4 windows, one blocked, arranged in pairs, flush frames, double-hung sashes
with glazing bars and small brick leaded oval windows to ends of elevation
on 1st and 2nd floors. Late C18 or early C19 elephant backed fluted pedimented
doorcase with blocked radiating fanlight and 6-fielded door with 2 glazed
panels, on left. Interior with panelling. Attics unchanged where, from
1746, the future Captain Cook lived when apprenticed to Captain Walker.
Inset foot scraper. May be of earlier origins, but bears plaque in front
on centre over ground floor inscribed D (over) MS 1688 for Moses and Susannah
Dring. NMR.

Captain Cook's House, the Clinic and Nos 19 to 28 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: NZ9003011043

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.