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Port and Haven Commissioners Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6041 / 52°36'14"N

Longitude: 1.7263 / 1°43'34"E

OS Eastings: 652411

OS Northings: 307225

OS Grid: TG524072

Mapcode National: GBR YQY.R8G

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.HS8Z

Entry Name: Port and Haven Commissioners Offices

Listing Date: 5 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468627

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

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

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Listing Text


GREAT YARMOUTH

TG5207SW SOUTH QUAY
839-1/15/176 (North East side)
05/08/74 No.21
Port and Haven Commissioners'
Offices

GV II

Port and Haven Commissioners' Offices. 1909. By Olley &
Haward. Red brick with a knapped flint facade dressed with
stone. Slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey facade rising to a gable facing the street.
3-window range. Central narrow entrance bay under a hood on
brackets and an arched head. One arched window right and left.
Frieze above has the legend: `Port and Haven Commissioners'
Offices'. First floor with 3 cross casements with keystones
set within segmental heads. Attic storey with a tripartite
casement, the central window having a segmental arch over it.
The gable-head is of chequered stone and flint and rises to an
arched apex with the date 1909 and a relief representation of
a steamship. The main gable behind has a north and south
gable-end stack. South return wall of C16 brick.
INTERIOR: ground floor front offices with glass and timber
partitions, including the cash office for payment of port
dues. Staircase in Jacobean style with a closed string, splat
balusters and moulded square newels. First-floor front room is
boardroom: small-framed panelling and a ribbed plaster ceiling
of simple geometric patterns.

Listing NGR: TG5240407242

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

Description


GREAT YARMOUTH

TG5207SW SOUTH QUAY
839-1/15/176 (North East side)
05/08/74 No.21
Port and Haven Commissioners'
Offices

GV II

Port and Haven Commissioners' Offices. 1909. By Olley &
Haward. Red brick with a knapped flint facade dressed with
stone. Slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey facade rising to a gable facing the street.
3-window range. Central narrow entrance bay under a hood on
brackets and an arched head. One arched window right and left.
Frieze above has the legend: `Port and Haven Commissioners'
Offices'. First floor with 3 cross casements with keystones
set within segmental heads. Attic storey with a tripartite
casement, the central window having a segmental arch over it.
The gable-head is of chequered stone and flint and rises to an
arched apex with the date 1909 and a relief representation of
a steamship. The main gable behind has a north and south
gable-end stack. South return wall of C16 brick.
INTERIOR: ground floor front offices with glass and timber
partitions, including the cash office for payment of port
dues. Staircase in Jacobean style with a closed string, splat
balusters and moulded square newels. First-floor front room is
boardroom: small-framed panelling and a ribbed plaster ceiling
of simple geometric patterns.

Listing NGR: TG5240407242

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