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Tower Fish Curing Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6017 / 52°36'6"N

Longitude: 1.7314 / 1°43'52"E

OS Eastings: 652768

OS Northings: 306977

OS Grid: TG527069

Mapcode National: GBR YQZ.SMX

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.KVNT

Entry Name: Tower Fish Curing Works

Listing Date: 24 July 1989

Last Amended: 26 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468428

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Town: Great Yarmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Nelson

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Great Yarmouth

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Great Yarmouth

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


839-1/19/4 (East side)
24/07/89 No.16
Tower Fish Curing Works
(Formerly Listed as:
Tower Fish Curing Works)


Fish curing works. 1880. Red brick with some stone to the
south and east ranges. Pantiled and slate roofs. Triangular
site with 3 ranges of buildings round a yard. Manager's house
and office occupies the west end of the north range. House in
2 storeys. 3-bay north front with a central door under a
segmental head flanked either side by a 2/2 horned sash also
with segmental heads. String courses at first floor which has
three 2/2 horned sashes. Hipped roof with a central stack.
West return of 2 bays, with two 2/2 horned sashes each floor.
Terracotta plaque at first-floor level bears legend: `J.R.N.
Tower Curing Works 1880'. Terracotta rosette and egg-and-dart
decorative plaques. Long north range has a higher gabled roof.
Paired and tripled segmental windows to ground floor with
internal shutters. Immediately above are single swivel vents
and under eaves are paired shuttered vents again. Ventilators
on roof ridge. 2-storeyed ranges on east and south sides have
painted ground floors and rendered upper floors. Gabled roofs
at various levels. Windows and loading doors at first floor
and some to ground floor. Loading doorways in the central
INTERIOR: north range with racks and loves in 3 and 5 bays,
with access from ground and first floors. Brine tanks intact.

Listing NGR: TG5276806977

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