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The Abbey House
54.4873880° N, 0.6085360° W map · aerial
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NZ 90238 11118
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Listed Building Description

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1. 1811 The Abbey House

NZ 9011 2/10 23.2.54.


2. Medieaval in origin and thought to incorporate part of the Abbot's House. ' The plan is however a complicated one and the building contains work chiefly of the Cl6 but also of all subsequent periods. Main part is 3 storeys and attics. Patched ashlar with various windows - old sashes with architraves and cornices, mullioned and transomed stone windows, ordinary sashes, and 3-light stone mullioned windows, all irregularly placed. Stone cornice, parapet, pantiles and dormers. Right hand wing projects at right angles. This is 3 storeys, ashlar, bands. Sashes in late Cl7 stone architraves with triple keyblocks, the end 4 windows having architraves, pulvinated friezes and pediments. 2 windows to ground floor: First floor: 4 windows with scrolled broken pediments. Ruined part to North was built by Sir Hugh Cholmley in the reign of Charles II. This part was ruined in a great wind circa 1775 and was never rebuilt... read more

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Place ID
The Abbey House, Whitby, England
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 11, 2022