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Friends Meeting House Including Burial Ground Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.607 / 52°36'25"N

Longitude: 1.7254 / 1°43'31"E

OS Eastings: 652333

OS Northings: 307543

OS Grid: TG523075

Mapcode National: GBR YQY.K0W

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.GQTR

Plus Code: 9F43JP4G+R5

Entry Name: Friends Meeting House Including Burial Ground Walls

Listing Date: 5 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468496

Location: Central and Northgate, 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

Tagged with: Quaker meeting house

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Friends Meeting House including burial ground walls



Friends' meeting house. 1692. Rebuilt 1807, on the site of a
cell of the Augustinian Priory of Gorleston and re-using some
material. Rendered and colourwashed brick under a pantiled
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. West facade with a plinth course and a
6-panelled door to the right under a plain overlight. Two 6/6
horned sashes under segmental heads are set to left at upper
level and there are 3 ventilation grilles to the cellar. North
return with a cellar grille also and a 6/6 upper sash. South
return also with a cellar grille, and, in the apex of the
gable, a late C20 3/3 horned sash. To the right is half of a
rebated stone arch probably of C15 origin surviving from
earlier building. Gabled roof with rebuilt stack on west
INTERIOR: main hall with a plank dado and a raised bench to
the north end with a panelled screen. At south end is a
panelled balcony, now blocked, but with 4 rows of benches
behind it at first-floor level. Roof of C20 principals
carrying purlins. Undercroft opened out 1979-81. 1807 floor
beams overhead. 1979 cast-iron columns and rolled steel
joists. West wall with 4 C15 splayed window embrasures with
stone jambs and sloping sills. Walls of flint and brick.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: 3 ranges of wall enclose a burial ground
to east. North range of flint and brick with rendered coping,
east range of brick is rendered over, south range of coursed
(Edwin R: Archive at Norfolk Archaeology Unit).

Listing NGR: TG5233307543

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