Record Details

NHER Number:55963
Type of record:Building
Name:Workshop range east of 244A Southtown Road


This range of outbuildings was part of the Southtown Arsenal (NHER 12030). It was constructed for Admiralty barrack use in 1855.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 5230 0686
Map Sheet:TG50NW

Full description

Building associated with Southtown Arsenal (NHER 12030).

August 1974. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description excerpt:
"Range of outbuildings constructed for Admiralty barrack use. 1855. Commercial use from 1891, converted to light engineering works 1971. Red brick under Welsh slate roofs. U-shaped plan round a courtyard. One storey. Two sash windows remain to north side, otherwise fenestration is of late 20th-century casements. Gabled roof, hipped to ends. INTERIOR: roof of king-post trusses."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
A. Cattermole (HES), 11 August 2011. Amended by J. Cullis (HES), 21 January 2020.

1985. Field Observation.
Southtown Arsenal site visited by E. Rose (NAU).
See file notes (S2) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 14 March 2022.

October 1997. Building Survey.
Site examined by Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England.
See report (S3) for further details.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 14 March 2022.

Monument Types

  • BARRACKS (19th Century - 1855 AD to 1891 AD?)
  • ENGINEERING WORKS (Late 20th Century to 21st Century - 1971 AD to 2100 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: CUW 18-24.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1245813.
<S2>Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service. NHER 12030.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: Williams, A. 1999. The Royal Ordnance Store, Southtown Road, Southtown and Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. pp 14-15.

Related records

12030Part of: Site of Southtown Arsenal (Monument)
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