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St Nicholas Hospital South Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5955 / 52°35'43"N

Longitude: 1.732 / 1°43'55"E

OS Eastings: 652847

OS Northings: 306289

OS Grid: TG528062

Mapcode National: GBR YR8.6Q9

Mapcode Global: WHNW5.K1Z1

Plus Code: 9F43HPWJ+6Q

Entry Name: St Nicholas Hospital South Block

Listing Date: 5 August 1974

Last Amended: 26 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468594

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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839-1/6/148 (South side)
05/08/74 St Nicholas' Hospital, South Block
(Formerly Listed as:
Royal Naval Asylum)


Isolation wing to naval hospital, now St Nicholas' Hospital
(qv). c1809-11. By William Pilkington, supervised by Edward
Holl, Architect to the Navy Board. Yellow stock brick under
slate roofs. One storey. 5 bays right and left of projecting
3-bay centrepiece with 2-bay wings projecting at east and west
ends under hipped roofs. 6/6 horned sashes under reduced
gauged skewback arches, 4 of which are blocked. Eaves cornice
of paired upright bricks imitating a triglyph frieze.
INTERIOR: plain, of C20 character.
HISTORICAL NOTE: possibly the isolation ward for what were
known as zymotic deseases. As such an early and rare example
of its type, part of a good group with the main hospital
range, and the former mortuary (qv), of architectural interest
for its use of decorative brickwork.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North-east Norfolk and
Norwich: London: 1973-: 148; SAVE Britain's Heritage: Deserted
Bastions: London: 1993-: 124).

Listing NGR: TG5284706289

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