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Tennis Pavilion at Wellesley Recreation Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6113 / 52°36'40"N

Longitude: 1.736 / 1°44'9"E

OS Eastings: 653024

OS Northings: 308055

OS Grid: TG530080

Mapcode National: GBR YQZ.7QD

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.MMVH

Entry Name: Tennis Pavilion at Wellesley Recreation Ground

Listing Date: 2 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 480126

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Town: Great Yarmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Central and Northgate

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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Listing Text

839-1/5/10005 Tennis Pavilion at Wellesley Recreatio
02-MAY-00 n Ground


Tennis pavilion. 1890 by J.W. Cockrill, the Borough Engineer. Red brick with applied timber studs and rails forming rendered panels; machine tile roof to enclosed part, corrugated asbestos to verandah.
PLAN: rectangular, with canted east and west ends, a central cross gable and an open verandah to the north.
EXTERIOR: one storey. North elevation with 9 bays of open verandah, the centre 3 bays broken forward, and all supported by square timber posts with solid scrolled braces and chamfered corners.
Centre of north elevation broken forward and with central half-glazed double doors flanked by one fixed 2-paned window right and left. Timbered gable above. Either side of centre is a further 4-panelled door flanked by fixed 2-paned windows. Canted ends each with 3 1/1 unhorned sashes. Rear with gentlemen's public urinal of glazed brick, roofed with acetate sheet. Blocked doorway into pavilion.
INTERIOR: 3 rooms. East and west rooms are changing rooms, the latter with low lockers doubling as bench seats, the east room with toilet facilities behind a modesty screen. 4-panelled doors lead into centre room (communicating door into west room boarded over). Centre room with a timber counter. All rooms lined with timber planks.
Forms a group with the Grandstand (qv) and Ticket Office (qv).

Listing NGR: TG5302408055

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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