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The Witching Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Egton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4478 / 54°26'52"N

Longitude: -0.7544 / 0°45'15"W

OS Eastings: 480867

OS Northings: 506537

OS Grid: NZ808065

Mapcode National: GBR RK50.GC

Mapcode Global: WHF8Y.DG0L

Entry Name: The Witching Post

Listing Date: 6 October 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327491

Location: Egton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Egton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Egton St Hilda

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(east side)
15/21 Ye Horseshoe Inn
Public house. Probably late C17 or early C18; later C18 alteration, and
further alterations of 1879 and 1923. Dressed and tooled sandstone with
pantile roofs. Low 2-storey, 3-window earlier front to left of higher
2-storey, 1-window C19 front. Gabled part-glazed porch contains C19
6-panel door in chamfered and quoined doorway. Right of porch large
2-light mullioned windows with large-pane C20 glazing, that on ground
floor beneath relieving arch. Coped gables and end stacks. Left of porch
vestiges of blocked firewindow. Remaining ground floor windows altered,
with C20 glazing. 6-pane sashes with stone sills on first floor.
Corbelled eaves. Coped left gable and shaped kneeler inscribed:
19 JKF 23.
End stacks. Rear: gable end of wing to earlier part contains 1-light
chamfered stone window surround. Left return: small 12-pane sash in
chamfereed stone surround. Interior: room to left of entrance contains
inglenook fireplace with chamfer-stopped bressummer and timber heck.
Enlarged fireplace cupboard to right and blocked saltbox or spice
cupboard. Chamfer-stopped beam and quarter-round moulded joists.
Chamfered and wave-stopped beam with part of St.Andrew's cross visible
over door beside heck possibly re-used part of witch post. C20 porch not
of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ8086706537

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