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Latitude: 52.6036 / 52°36'12"N
Longitude: 1.7361 / 1°44'9"E
OS Eastings: 653076
OS Northings: 307201
OS Grid: TG530072
Mapcode National: GBR YQZ.MS0
Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.MTXD
Plus Code: 9F43JP3P+CC
Entry Name: Maritime Museum
Listing Date: 15 February 1990
Last Amended: 26 February 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246585
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468540
Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30
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
TG5307SW MARINE PARADE
839-1/17/92 (West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
The Maritime Museum)
Home for shipwrecked sailors, converted to a maritime museum
in 1965-67. 1858. By AW Morant, extended to the west in 1908
by Olley & Haward. Italianate. Gault brick banded with red
brick and with red brick dressings. Slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement; 3-window range. Rusticated
and stuccoed ground floor with two 2/2 unhorned sashes set
within architraves decorated with laurel-leaf trails. Sills on
console brackets. 5-panelled door to the right under a hood on
scrolled brackets. The panelled aprons of the three 2/2
unhorned first-floor sashes are set within a broad string
course. The windows have arched heads with continuous cable
mouldings. Three 2/2 unhorned sashes to the first floor with
paired pilasters between each one. The parapet has 4
terracotta consoles over each window, a dentil cornice and a
central clock set within a segmental pediment on volutes.
Set-back low hipped roof. The north and south returns are of
the same design, 5-window ranges. To the rear (west) is the
1908 addition: one storey, stuccoed and rusticated, sashes and
a doorway to the south.
INTERIOR: the ground floor rooms have sunk-quadrant bridging
beams. At the rear the original exterior wall is now an
internal wall, complete with its centre sash, the outer ones
now converted to doors. The staircase has 2 turned balusters
to each tread and a ramped and wreathed handrail.
(Illustrated London News: 19 October 1861: London).
Listing NGR: TG5307607201
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