This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
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: Nelson, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30
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
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
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings