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Masonic Royal Assembly Rooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5994 / 52°35'57"N

Longitude: 1.7347 / 1°44'4"E

OS Eastings: 653006

OS Northings: 306732

OS Grid: TG530067

Mapcode National: GBR YR8.1D5

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.MX7L

Plus Code: 9F43HPXM+QV

Entry Name: Masonic Royal Assembly Rooms

Listing Date: 5 August 1974

Last Amended: 26 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468611

ID on this website: 101271606

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

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

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839-1/20/160 (West side)
05/08/74 Masonic Royal Assembly Rooms
(Formerly Listed as:
South Beach Parade
Masonic Royal Assembly Rooms)


Assembly rooms. 1863. By HH Collins. Partly burnt out 1870 and
became the masonic lodge under patronage of HRH Prince of
Wales. Gault brick. Slate roofs. 2 storeys. Hipped block with
5 blind arched windows. Stacks on north and south slopes. Set
in front is an arcade of 5 bays on Tuscan order columns, the
outer bays filled in 1930s to provide storage rooms. Right and
left are single-storey extensions each with a canted window
bay facing east. Triple arcade on square piers to north return
leads to main doorway.
INTERIOR: main room occupies entire central block and rises
through both storeys. 5 by 3 bays. Tuscan order pilasters with
egg-and-dart decoration to capitals rise to an entablature
with a plain frieze. Above the cornice are blind semicircular
arches corresponding to the blind windows. Curved brackets
rise from the cornice to the panelled plaster ceiling which
has fleur-de-lys roses and short pendants. Balcony runs along
west side with a cast-iron balustrade.

Listing NGR: TG5300606732

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