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Latitude: 52.6106 / 52°36'38"N
Longitude: 1.7272 / 1°43'38"E
OS Eastings: 652437
OS Northings: 307954
OS Grid: TG524079
Mapcode National: GBR YQY.CGY
Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.HMQZ
Entry Name: Sewell House
Listing Date: 27 June 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096811
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468449
Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30
District: Great Yarmouth
Town: Great Yarmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Central and Northgate
Built-Up Area: Great Yarmouth
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Great Yarmouth
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TG5207NW CHURCH PLAIN
839-1/12/20 (East side)
House, now restaurant. Probably early C17 in origins when
built as part of No.27 (qv). Rendered and whitewashed brick
with re-used timber elements. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and
dormer attic; single window range. Facade built out in 1932 by
AW Ecclestone using material salvaged by Harry Johnson.
4-light mullioned cross casement to ground floor salvaged from
a house in Row 51. 3-light casement window to first floor,
2-light attic window. Behind this gable is a small dormer,
also of 1932. Gabled roof.
INTERIOR: C20 winder staircase, roof of principal rafters and
one tier of taper-tenoned butt purlins.
HISTORICAL NOTE: birthplace of Anna Sewell (1820-78), and
house in which she wrote Black Beauty.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North-east Norfolk and
Norwich: Harmondsworth: 1962-: 143-146).
Listing NGR: TG5243707954
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