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Post Office and Attached Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Grosmont, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4361 / 54°26'9"N

Longitude: -0.7245 / 0°43'28"W

OS Eastings: 482829

OS Northings: 505269

OS Grid: NZ828052

Mapcode National: GBR RKC4.YK

Mapcode Global: WHF8Y.VR5L

Entry Name: Post Office and Attached Outbuildings

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327608

Location: Grosmont, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Grosmont

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Grosmont St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

GROSMONT FRONT STREET
(north side, off)
Post Office an' attached
3/132
6.10.69 outbuildings (formerly listed
under the parish of
GV Egton)

The address shall be amended to read
NZ 80 NW GROSMONT FRONT STREET
north Side, off)
3/132 Post Office and attached
GV Outbuilding.

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GROSMONT FRONT STREET
NZ 80 NW
(north side, off)
3/132 Post Office and
attached outbuildings (formerly
6.10.69
listed under the Parish of Egtor)
GV II
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
shop.


Listing NGR: NZ8282905269

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