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Manby House and Ahoy

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Manby House and Ahoy

Listing Date: 27 June 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468484

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31

County: Norfolk

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

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Listing Text


GREAT YARMOUTH

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)

II

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.

Description


GREAT YARMOUTH

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)

II

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

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