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5, Cliff Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.488 / 54°29'16"N

Longitude: -0.616 / 0°36'57"W

OS Eastings: 489755

OS Northings: 511176

OS Grid: NZ897111

Mapcode National: GBR SJ4J.FY

Mapcode Global: WHG9Y.HGX8

Entry Name: 5, Cliff Street

Listing Date: 4 December 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326730

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

665/1/115 CLIFF STREET
04-DEC-72 (West side)
5

II
House, late C18, red brick in Flemish bond, pantile roof with C20 dormer. Of 3 storeys with a single window to each floor. At time of listing in 1972 these were double hung sashes in moulded wood surrounds with modern glazing bars, in 2010 were flush framed 9 pane timber windows with the upper 3 panes as a top hung casements. Ground and first floor windows have gauged brick flat arches. Front door to left is of 6 panels with 3 pane overlight protected by a porch with a curved top supported by a moulded bracket. Shaped kneeler to right hand raised gable, brick end stack to right. Forecourt has stone retaining wall.

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

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION
No.5 Cliff Street is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Date: the building is of late C18 date.
* Craftsmanship: illustrated by the use of Flemish bond for the brickwork.
* Form: as a relatively rare survival of a narrow frontage townhouse.
* Group Value: the building has group value with the other listed properties on Cliff Street.

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