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Sewell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6107 / 52°36'38"N

Longitude: 1.7271 / 1°43'37"E

OS Eastings: 652427

OS Northings: 307957

OS Grid: TG524079

Mapcode National: GBR YQY.CFT

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.HMNY

Entry Name: Sewell House

Listing Date: 27 June 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468449

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Town: Great Yarmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Central and Northgate

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


839-1/12/20 (East side)
27/06/53 No.26
Sewell House


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: TG5242707957

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