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The Old Court House, Rollesby

Description: The Old Court House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 227708

OS Grid Reference: TG4559415100
OS Grid Coordinates: 645594, 315100
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6779, 1.6317

Location: Court Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk NR29 5HG

Locality: Rollesby
Local Authority: Great Yarmouth Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR29 5HG

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Listing Text

TG 41 NE
(south side)
5/38 The Old Court House

- II

Hotel, built as a workhouse 1775-76, enlarged 1818 and 1834, partially burnt
down 1836, rear wing rebuilt 1922. Late Cl9 to early C20 partly used as a
courthouse. Roughcast and whitewashed brick. Roofs of black glazed pantiles.
H plan when built, western wing now demolished and 1922 wing on foundations
of bar of H. East facade of 2 storeys in 9 bays, symmetrical except for late
C19 canted bay to left. 2 central half glazed doors below pediments on
brackets. Sash windows with glazing bars. Over right hand door an
inscription in square panel : For the INSTRUCTION OF YOUTH, the ENCOURAGEMENT
AGE, and the COMFORT of INFIRMITY and PAIN. Gabled roof and 2 symmetrically
placed ridge stacks. Interior is austere. 2 arches over passage leading from
left-hand door. Upper floor has corridor to rear opening into rooms at front.

Listing NGR: TG4559415100

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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