Number 145 Including Basement Area Railings In Front / St Georges Church Rooms

31 May 2000
Number 145 Including Basement Area Railings In Front, 145 King Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2PW
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St Georges Church Rooms, 145 King Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2PW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TG5207SE KING STREET 839-1/16/80 (West side) 11/08/88 No.145 including basement area railings in front


Formerly known as: No.145 St George's Church Rooms KING STREET. Church rooms to Church of St George (qv), now a furniture showroom and warehouse. 1891. By Charles Baker. Partly rebuilt 1953. Red brick with York stone and terracotta dressings. Concrete tile roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement. Facade faces east; 3-window range. Basement windows with pediments. Ground floor with an entablature supported on unfluted Composite Order columns arranged in 2 pairs in the centre and single columns at the ends. Behind are wall pilasters. Round-arched central door with vermiculated spandrels and one round-arched window right and left within pedimented surrounds. The entablature has a central pediment. First floor with 3 casement windows under pediments separated by 4 Tuscan Order columns which rise to a terracotta frieze. The frieze has swags of fruit and flowers.

Full-width pediment above set with terracotta fleuron and rosette tiles and, in the centre, an equestrian tile. INTERIOR: basement disposition of 3 classrooms and offices still discernible. 2-bay entrance narthex with a stick-baluster staircase at north-east corner. Upper floor has been divided into 2 floors. Gallery at east end with cast-iron balcony railings and a pair of cast-iron columns with Corinthian capitals. West end of main room with large archway.

Roof structure of arched braces rising to king posts. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: to east, cast-iron, with ball finials to the standards, ornate finials to the shafts and scrolls over the bottom rails. North return rebuilt 1953.

Listing NGR: TG5257907317


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0774 IOE Records taken by Nigel Gallant; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Nigel Gallant. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Gallant, Nigel

Rights Holder: Gallant, Nigel


Brick, Cast Iron, Concrete, Terracotta, York Stone, Victorian Church Hall, Civil, Meeting Hall, Public Building, Railings, Monument <By Form>, Barrier, Showroom, Commercial, Warehouse