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6 and 7, Cliff Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4879 / 54°29'16"N

Longitude: -0.616 / 0°36'57"W

OS Eastings: 489756

OS Northings: 511169

OS Grid: NZ897111

Mapcode National: GBR SJ4J.FZ

Mapcode Global: WHG9Y.HGXB

Entry Name: 6 and 7, Cliff Street

Listing Date: 23 February 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148260

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326731

Location: Whitby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21

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

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Listing Text

WHITBY

665/1/116 CLIFF STREET
23-FEB-54 (West side)
6 AND 7

II
Houses, Late Cl8. 2 storeys and attics. Red brick in Flemish bond, with forecourt with stone retaining walls and steps to front.

Both houses are of 3 bays with the front door to the left. Windows are flush framed with stone, wedge lintels and simple, stone cill bands. Timber dentilated eaves cornice and brick ridge stacks to right.

No.6 (to right) retains 6-over-6 pane hornless sashes. The front door, with 6 fielded panels, has a Gothic barred fanlight protected by an open pediment supported by fluted Doric pilasters. The roof is pantiled and has a flat topped dormer.

No.7 (to left) has 1-over-1 sashes. The two ground floor windows have been replaced with a C19 canted bay with a timber dentilated eaves cornice. The 6 fielded panelled front door with overlight has a similarly detailed doorcase. The roof is of Welsh slate and has a pair of gabled dormers with scalloped barge boards

External inspection of front elevation only (interiors not inspected).

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION
Nos. 6 and 7 Cliff Street are designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Date: late C18 in origin.
* Craftsmanship: demonstrated particularly by the door surround and fanlight to No.6 and the Flemish bond brickwork.
* Architecture: originally a matched pair of town houses, No.7 displays good quality C19 alterations which contrasts with the more original appearance of No.6.
* Group Value: the buildings have group value with the other listed properties on Cliff Street

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