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Great Yarmouth Potteries

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6011 / 52°36'3"N

Longitude: 1.7307 / 1°43'50"E

OS Eastings: 652726

OS Northings: 306901

OS Grid: TG527069

Mapcode National: GBR YQZ.SGZ

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.KWCB

Entry Name: Great Yarmouth Potteries

Listing Date: 9 December 1976

Last Amended: 26 February 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245561

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468651

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

District: 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


GREAT YARMOUTH

TG5206NE TRINITY PLACE
839-1/19/193 (East side)
09/12/76 Great Yarmouth Potteries
(Formerly Listed as:
TRINITY PLACE
Fish Curing House)

II*

Fish curing works, now pottery. Early C19. Built against town
walls of 1285-95 to east. Brick and flint with timber interior
partitioning. Pantile roofs. 3 distinct elements.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey southern range is former stables with
hay-loft over. A lean-to brick and pantiled outbuilding
against wall projecting west to street front forms a
courtyard. Central door under sloping hood. Casement to its
left and 2 windows to first floor. East wall of medieval date
with 2, and to north end remains of a third, C13 brick and
flint buttresses. One inserted ship's mast rises through both
storeys. Central range contains gutting house with a
courtyard, the yard formed by weatherboarded lean-to buildings
with brick end-gables. Main block itself leans against
medieval town walls. South lean-to was sales office with a
central passage to stable yard incorporating ledger room.
North lean-to was storage area now containing pottery kilns.
Upper floor retains passage with 5 doors into smoke chambers
and lit through one late C13 splayed lancet at east end. West
front of gutting house weatherboarded with C20 ground-floor
window and doorway.
INTERIOR: now a coffee shop (ground floor) and a pottery shop
(first floor). Original gutting house retains well and
subterranean brine tanks. Rafter and purlin roof with tie
beams and much timber partitioning including salvaged marine
timbers. North range is smokehouse. Brick with pantiled gabled
roof. Tall, single-storeyed. East side lit through 5 windows
under eaves. North side lit through 4 sloping dormers. Plain
gabled west side. East side contiguous with town walls with
flint and brick gable-head. Roof ridge with 12 smoke louvres.
Smoke house has 5 double smoke bays entered through one timber
door to ground floor. Brick dado carries timber racks & loves
extending to roof. Brick floor. Evidence of earlier brick and
flint structure on site. 5 loading doors at first-floor level
entered from lean-to to south. Continuous roof of common
rafters and continuous purlins. East bay without racks and
loves, its east wall C13 and lit through a splayed lancet. 2
gargoyles probably from house of the Blackfriars.


Listing NGR: TG5272606901

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


GREAT YARMOUTH

TG5206NE TRINITY PLACE
839-1/19/193 (East side)
09/12/76 Great Yarmouth Potteries
(Formerly Listed as:
TRINITY PLACE
Fish Curing House)

II*

Fish curing works, now pottery. Early C19. Built against town
walls of 1285-95 to east. Brick and flint with timber interior
partitioning. Pantile roofs. 3 distinct elements.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey southern range is former stables with
hay-loft over. A lean-to brick and pantiled outbuilding
against wall projecting west to street front forms a
courtyard. Central door under sloping hood. Casement to its
left and 2 windows to first floor. East wall of medieval date
with 2, and to north end remains of a third, C13 brick and
flint buttresses. One inserted ship's mast rises through both
storeys. Central range contains gutting house with a
courtyard, the yard formed by weatherboarded lean-to buildings
with brick end-gables. Main block itself leans against
medieval town walls. South lean-to was sales office with a
central passage to stable yard incorporating ledger room.
North lean-to was storage area now containing pottery kilns.
Upper floor retains passage with 5 doors into smoke chambers
and lit through one late C13 splayed lancet at east end. West
front of gutting house weatherboarded with C20 ground-floor
window and doorway.
INTERIOR: now a coffee shop (ground floor) and a pottery shop
(first floor). Original gutting house retains well and
subterranean brine tanks. Rafter and purlin roof with tie
beams and much timber partitioning including salvaged marine
timbers. North range is smokehouse. Brick with pantiled gabled
roof. Tall, single-storeyed. East side lit through 5 windows
under eaves. North side lit through 4 sloping dormers. Plain
gabled west side. East side contiguous with town walls with
flint and brick gable-head. Roof ridge with 12 smoke louvres.
Smoke house has 5 double smoke bays entered through one timber
door to ground floor. Brick dado carries timber racks & loves
extending to roof. Brick floor. Evidence of earlier brick and
flint structure on site. 5 loading doors at first-floor level
entered from lean-to to south. Continuous roof of common
rafters and continuous purlins. East bay without racks and
loves, its east wall C13 and lit through a splayed lancet. 2
gargoyles probably from house of the Blackfriars.


Listing NGR: TG5272606901

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