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16, 16a, 16b and 17, Northgate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.612 / 52°36'43"N

Longitude: 1.7257 / 1°43'32"E

OS Eastings: 652329

OS Northings: 308096

OS Grid: TG523080

Mapcode National: GBR YQY.C3H

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.HL0Y

Entry Name: 16, 16a, 16b and 17, Northgate Street

Listing Date: 5 August 1974

Last Amended: 26 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468579

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Central and Northgate

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

TG5208SW NORTHGATE STREET
839-1/11/137 (West side)
05/08/74 Nos.16, 16A, 16B AND 17
Post Office (No.17)
(Formerly Listed as:
NORTHGATE STREET, Whitehorse Plain
Nos.16 AND 17)

GV II

Pair of shops with accommodation above. Mid C17, altered and
re-roofed C17, refurbished early C18 and the facade re-worked
late C18. Red brick rendered, whitewashed and scored to
resemble ashlar. Roof of corrugated tiles.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and dormer attic; 6-window range. No.16
with early C20 shop front and No.17 with a late C20 shop
front. First floor has six 6/6 unhorned sashes set at
irregular intervals. Gabled roof with 2 gabled dormers, one to
each property: No.16 has a C20 swivel window, No.17 has a 3/3
horned sash. Internal gable-end stacks north and south. South
wall in Row 6 has remains of an arched opening towards the
east end. Whitewashed 2-storey cross-wing to rear now
comprises Nos 16A and 16B. Cross-wing to No.17 also
2-storeyed, with a Mansard roof and an internal gable-end
stack.
INTERIOR of No.16: ground-floor front room with a mid C17
double wave-moulded bridging beam terminating in an acanthus
leaf stop. The south and part of west walls with early C18
large-framed panelling and double doors opening into an
integral cupboard. The panelling has a cornice with
modillions. Rear room in cross-wing with a fragment of
large-framed panelling on the rear wall. First floor with
chamfered C18 bridging beams. Much modernised in late C20 to
form flats.
INTERIOR of No.17: 3 ovolo-moulded bridging beams to ground
floor. First floor front room with early C18 large-framed
panelling and a plain overmantel to the fire. 3-panelled
cupboard doors right and left with cockshead hinges. Modillion
eaves cornice. Ovolo-moulded bridging beam with tongue stops.
Rear with ovolo-moulded bridging beams. Roof retains one mid
C17 upper cruck.


Listing NGR: TG5232908096

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

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