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Latitude: 52.6058 / 52°36'20"N
Longitude: 1.7262 / 1°43'34"E
OS Eastings: 652394
OS Northings: 307414
OS Grid: TG523074
Mapcode National: GBR YQY.R6S
Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.HR6P
Entry Name: Greyfriars House
Listing Date: 8 August 1974
Last Amended: 26 February 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096835
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468473
Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30
District: Great Yarmouth
Town: Great Yarmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Nelson
Built-Up Area: Great Yarmouth
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Great Yarmouth
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TG5207SW GREYFRIAR'S WAY
839-1/15/39 (North East side)
05/08/74 Greyfriars House
(Formerly Listed as:
(North East side)
Formerly known as: Congregational Church MIDDLEGATE STREET.
Middlegate Congregational Church, now offices. 1870. By JT
Bottle. Converted to municipal offices in 1990 by Peter
Codling. Cut flint with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Nave,
aisles, transepts and chancel.
EXTERIOR: the west front has the gabled nave and aisles
separated by buttresses rising to pointed finials. 2 arched
west doors, now glazed, with the doors used internally as
shutters. Arched doorway to the aisles also. 5-light west
window in geometric style under a flushwork arch. To the right
and left returns of the aisles is a projecting staircase
turret with a band of encircled quatrefoils. 4 aisle bays
defined by stepped buttresses and pierced by 2 and 3-light
windows. On the south side is a door of 1990. 8 paired
clerestory windows. The roof has acquired velux roof lights.
The transepts are blind to the west except for an arcade of
shallow niches but terminate in their gables ends with large
rose windows above a continuing arcade of niches. The east end
has a semicircular projection marking the sanctuary dome and
several inserted windows.
INTERIOR: divided into offices and floored. The arcade posts
are circular. The transept crossing arches are elaborated roof
trusses: arched braces with traceried spandrels. Crown post
roof to the west end, the east end has the posts removed.
Listing NGR: TG5237907387
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