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Latitude: 52.5872 / 52°35'13"N
Longitude: 1.7278 / 1°43'39"E
OS Eastings: 652609
OS Northings: 305352
OS Grid: TG526053
Mapcode National: GBR YR7.ZJT
Mapcode Global: WHNW5.H7ZD
Plus Code: 9F43HPPH+V4
Entry Name: Manby House and Ahoy
Listing Date: 27 June 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246970
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468484
Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31
District: Great Yarmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Claydon
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Great Yarmouth
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Gorleston St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TG5205 HIGH ROAD, Southtown And Gorleston
839-1/7/216 (North East side)
27/06/53 Nos.86 AND 87
Manby House (No.86), Ahoy (No.87)
Pair of houses. 1840s. Red brick, colourwashed except to west
front of No.87. Slate roofs. 2 storeys; 2-window range. Each
house has a door plus one window bay. 6-panelled doors under
fanlights, the fanlight to No.86 with 6 vanes, the other
plain. No.86 with one recessed 6/6 unhorned sash to each
floor. No.87 with one late C20 top-hung casement to each
floor. Platband at first floor with an inscription to No.86:
`Capt. G.W. Manby F.R.S. (inventor of life saving apparatus)
lived in this house and died here in November 18th, 1854.'
First floor of No.87 with 2 nautical portholes. Dentilled
eaves cornice with dog-tooth decoration. Gabled roof with a
central flat. Stacks at divisions of property and a rebuilt
stack to south of No.86.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Listing NGR: TG5260905352
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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