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Port and Haven Commissioners' Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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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

Plus Code: 9F43JP3G+JG

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: Nelson, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

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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SOUTH QUAY (North East side)
Port and Haven Commissioners' Offices



Port and Haven Commissioners' Offices. 1909. By Olley & Haward. Red brick with a knapped Quarry and Quaternary flint facade dressed with Lincolnshire Limestone. Slate roofs.

EXTERIOR: three-storey facade rising to a gable facing the street. Three-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 three 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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