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Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth shown within Norfolk
Population 47,288
OS grid reference TG5207
District Great Yarmouth
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GREAT YARMOUTH
Postcode district NR30 (north), NR31 (south)
Dialling code 01493
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
European Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Great Yarmouth
List of places: UKEnglandNorfolk

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Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England. It is at the mouth of the River Yare, 30km east of Norwich and 18 km north of the Suffolk town of Lowestoft.[1] Norfolk (pronounced ) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... The River Yare is a river on the Suffolk Broads in The Broads National Park in England. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude this page lists lengths between 10 and 100 km (104 to 105 m). ... For other places with the same name, see Norwich (disambiguation). ... To help compare different orders of magnitude this page lists lengths between 10 and 100 km (104 to 105 m). ... Suffolk (pronounced ) is a large historic and modern non-metropolitan county in East Anglia, England. ... , Lowestoft (pronouned IPA: /loʊs tɔft, -tɒft, -təf/) is a town in Suffolk, East Anglia, England, lying between the eastern edge of The Broads National Park at Oulton Broad and the North Sea. ...


Great Yarmouth has been a seaside resort since 1760, and is the gateway from the Norfolk Broads to the sea. For hundreds of years it has been a fishing port dependent on the herring fishery, and today it services offshore natural gas rigs. The town has a popular beach and two promenades. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... 1760 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Norfolk Broads are the northern part of The Broads National Park. ... For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). ...


The town itself is on a thin spit sandwiched between the North Sea and Yare. It is home to the historic rows and the main tourist sector on the seafront. The area is linked to Gorleston, Cobholm and Southtown by Haven Bridge and to the A47, A149 and A12 by the Breydon Bridge. , Gorleston-on-Sea is adjacent to the town of Great Yarmouth, in the English county of Norfolk. ... The A47 is a trunk road in England linking Birmingham to Great Yarmouth (although most of the section between Birmingham and Nuneaton has been reclassified as the B4114). ... The A149 is one of the most scenic roads you may wish to travel along in East Anglia and links the towns of Kings Lynn and Great Yarmouth mainly hugging the coastline as well as cutting through the Norfolk Broads. ... The A12 is a major road in England, a trunk road for most of its length, running from London to Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. ...


The unparished urban area that makes up the town of Great Yarmouth has an area of 26.54 km² and according to the Office for National Statistics in 2002 had a population of 47,288. It is the main town in the larger Borough of Great Yarmouth.[2] The ONS identify a Great Yarmouth Urban Area, which has a population of 66,788, including the sub-areas of Caister-on-Sea (8,756) and Great Yarmouth (58,032). The wider borough of Great Yarmouth has a population of around 92,500. To help compare sizes of different geographic regions, we list here areas between 10 km² (1000 hectares) and 100 km² (10,000 hectares). ... Office for National Statistics logo The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the United Kingdom government executive agency charged with the collection and publication of statistics related to the economy, population and society of the United Kingdom at national and local levels. ... Great Yarmouth is a local government district with borough status in Norfolk, England. ... Map sources for Caister-on-Sea at grid reference TG5212 Caister-on-Sea (from Latin castra - castle) is a town (population 8756) in Norfolk, England, three miles north of Great Yarmouth. ...


Great Yarmouth is one of the most deprived areas in the East of England.[3]

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History

Yarmouth (Gernemwa, Yernemuth) lies near the site of the Roman camp of Gariannonum at the mouth of the River Yare. Its situation having attracted fishermen from the Cinque Ports, a permanent settlement was made, and the town numbered 70 burgesses before the Norman Conquest. Henry I placed it under the rule of a reeve. Flag of the Cinque Ports Formally, in Kent and Sussex there are five Head Ports making up the Confederation of the Cinque Ports, often pronounced as the anglicised sink ports, and meaning five ports (cinque in French means five and ports is to be connected to the Italian word porto... Burgess originally meant a freeman of a borough or burgh. ... Bayeux Tapestry depicting events leading to the Battle of Hastings The Norman Conquest of England was the conquest of the Kingdom of England by William the Conqueror (Duke of Normandy), in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings and the subsequent Norman control of England. ... Henry I (c. ...


The charter of King John (1208), which gave his burgesses of Yarmouth general liberties according to the customs of Oxford, a gild merchant and weekly hustings, was amplified by several later charters asserting the rights of the borough against Little Yarmouth and Gorleston. In 1552 Elizabeth granted a charter of admiralty jurisdiction, confirmed and extended by James I. In 1668 Charles II incorporated Little Yarmouth in the borough by a charter which with one brief exception remained in force until 1703, when Anne replaced the two bailiffs by a mayor. This article is about the King of England. ... January 31 - Inferior Swedish forces defeats the invading danes in Battle of Lena. ... This article is about the city of Oxford in England. ... , Gorleston-on-Sea is adjacent to the town of Great Yarmouth, in the English county of Norfolk. ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... Elizabeth I redirects here. ... James VI and I King of England, Scotland and Ireland James VI of Scotland and I of England (Charles James) (19 June 1566–27 March 1625) was a King who ruled over England, Scotland and Ireland, and was the first Sovereign to reign in the three realms simultaneously. ... 1668 (MDCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was the King of England, Scotland, and Ireland. ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy April 21 - Company of Quenching of Fire (ie. ... Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714) became Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March 1702, succeeding William III of England and II of Scotland. ...


A grammar school was founded in 1551, when the great hall of the old hospital, founded in the reign of Edward I by Thomas Fastolfe, was appropriated to its use. It was closed from 1757 to 1860, was re-established by the charity trustees, and settled in new buildings in 1872. Year 1551 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... Edward I (17 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), popularly known as Longshanks[1], also as Edward the Lawgiver or the English Justinian because of his legal reforms, and as Hammer of the Scots,[2] achieved fame as the monarch who conquered Wales and tried to do the same to Scotland. ... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


From 1808 to 1814 the Admiralty in London could communicate with its ships in the port of Great Yarmouth by a shutter telegraph chain. This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...

Great Yarmouth Town Hall on Hall Quay
Great Yarmouth Town Hall on Hall Quay

The town was the site of a drowning tragedy on 2 May 1845 when a suspension bridge crowded with children collapsed under the weight killing 79. They had gathered to watch a clown in a barrel being pulled by geese down the river. As he passed under the bridge the weight shifted, causing the chains on the south side to snap, tipping over the bridge deck.[4] is the 122nd day of the year (123rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


During World War I Great Yarmouth suffered the first aerial bombardment in the UK, by Zeppelin L3 on 19 January 1915. It was also bombarded by the German Navy on 24 April 1916. “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Zeppelins are types of rigid airships pioneered by German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin in the early 20th century, based in part on an earlier design by aviation pioneer David Schwarz. ... is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday[1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Bombardment of Yarmouth and Lowestoft was a naval battle fought during World War I between the German Empire and the United Kingdom. ... is the 114th day of the year (115th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


The town suffered bombing during World War II but much is left of the old town, including the original 2000m protective mediaeval wall, of which two-thirds has survived. Of the 18 towers, 11 are left. On the South Quay, there is a 17th century Merchant's House, as well as Tudor, Georgian and Victorian buildings. Behind South Quay, there is a maze of alleys and lanes known as "The Rows". Originally there were 145. Despite war damage, several have remained. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... For other uses, see Tudor (disambiguation). ... The Victorian era of the United Kingdom marked the height of the British Industrial Revolution and the apex of the British Empire. ...


The northern section of the two-mile A47 Great Yarmouth Western Bypass opened in March 1986, and the southern section in May 1985. It is now the A12. The A47 is a trunk road in England linking Birmingham to Great Yarmouth (although most of the section between Birmingham and Nuneaton has been reclassified as the B4114). ... The A12 is a major road in England, a trunk road for most of its length, running from London to Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. ...


The town was badly affected by the North Sea flood of 1953. The North Sea flood of 1953 and the associated storm combined to create a major natural disaster which affected the coastlines of the Netherlands and England on the night of 31 January 1953 – 1 February 1953. ...


More recently flooding has been a problem, the town flooding four times in 2006. In September 2006 the town suffered its worst flooding in years. Torrential rain caused drains to block as well as an Anglian Water pumping station to break down and this resulted in flash flooding around the town in which 90 properties were flooded up to 5ft.[5] On 9 November 2007 the town braced itself for more flooding as a result of a tidal surge and high tides but disaster was avoided and only a small area was under water.[6] A flood (in Old English flod, a word common to Teutonic languages; compare German Flut, Dutch vloed from the same root as is seen in flow, float) is an overflow of water, an expanse of water submerging land, a deluge. ... For other uses, see September (disambiguation). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Anglian Water is a privatised water company that operates in the East of England. ... is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... A storm surge is an onshore rush of water associated with a low pressure weather system, typically a tropical cyclone. ... High Tide was a band that was formed in 1969 by Tony Hill (guitar, keyboards, and vocals), Simon House (violin and keyboards), Pete Pavli (bass) and Roger Hadden (drums). ...


Sights

The Tollhouse, with dungeons, dates from the late 13th century and is said to be the oldest civic building in Britain. It backs on to the central library. The dungeons of Blarney Castle. ...


The Market place is one of the largest in England, and has been operating since the 13th century. It is also home to the town's shopping sector and the famous Yarmouth chip stalls. The smaller area south of the market has a big screen which is used for showing GYTV and access to the town's shopping centre, Market Gates. Look up Market in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Great Yarmouth railway station, which serves the town, is the terminus of the Wherry Lines from Norwich. Before the Beeching Axe the town had a number of stations and a direct link to London down the east coast. The only remaining signs of these stations is the coach park where Beach Station once was and the A12 relief road which follows the route of the railway down into the embankment from Breydon Bridge. Platforms 3 and 4 at Great Yarmouth Great Yarmouth railway station is a railway station serving the town of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. ... The Wherry Lines are the railway lines from Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. ... For other places with the same name, see Norwich (disambiguation). ... Many railway lines were closed as a result of the Beeching Axe The Beeching Axe is an informal name for the British Governments attempt in the 1960s to reduce the cost of running the British railway system. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The A12 is a major road in England, a trunk road for most of its length, running from London to Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. ...

Britannia Pier
Britannia Pier

Yarmouth has two piers, Britannia Pier and Wellington Pier. The latter of the two was demolished in 2005 and is currently being rebuilt as a family entertainment centre. Britannia Pier is home to the Britannia Theatre and a fair at the end of the pier. For architectural piers, see Pier (architecture). ... For other uses, see Britannia (disambiguation). ...


The Grade 1 listed Winter Gardens building sits next to the Wellington Pier. The cast iron framed glass structure was shipped by barge from Torquay in 1903. It is said this was done without the loss of a single pane of glass. Over the years, it has been used as ballroom, roller skating rink and beer garden. In the 1990s it was converted into a nightclub by comedian Jim Davidson. Today, Winter Gardens is under use as a family leisure venue, although its future is under threat due to the repair costs of the ageing framework. During the winter of 2005 there were worries of the collapse of the building and during high winds it was often closed. This article is about the English town. ... A ballroom is a large room inside a building, the designated puprose of which is holding dances (balls). ... Blading redirects here. ... A typical beer garden in Munich A beer garden is an open-air area where alcohol is legally served. ... Laser lights illuminate the dance floor at a Gatecrasher dance music event in Sheffield, England A nightclub (or night club or club) is a drinking, dancing, and entertainment venue which does its primary business after dark. ... Jim Davidson can refer to multiple people: Jim Davidson (comedian), a British comedian. ...


The South Denes area is home to the Grade I listed Norfolk Naval Pillar, known locally as Nelson's Monument or Nelson's Column. This tribute to Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson was completed in 1819, 24 years before the completion of Nelson's Column in London. The monument, designed by William Wilkins, shows Britannia standing atop a globe holding an olive branch in her right hand and a trident in her left.There is a popular assumption in the town that the statue of Britannia was supposed to face out to sea but now faces inland due to a mistake during construction, although it is thought she is meant to face Nelson's birthplace at Burnham Thorpe. The monument was originally planned to mark Nelson's victory at the Nile, but fund-raising was not completed until after his death and it was instead dedicated to England's greatest Naval hero. It is currently surrounded by an industrial estate but plans are in place for the improvement of the area. Lord Nelson Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (September 29, 1758 – October 21, 1805) was a British admiral who won fame as a leading naval commander. ... Year 1819 (MDCCCXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) in the [[Grhttp://en. ... Lord Nelson at the top of the column that bears his name Nelsons Column is a monument in Trafalgar Square, London, England. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Burnham Thorpe is a small village on the River Burn and near the coast of Norfolk in England. ... For other uses, see Nile (disambiguation). ...


The Norfolk Nelson Museum on South Quay houses the Ben Burgess collection of Nelson Memorabilia and is the only dedicated Nelson museum in Britain. Its several galleries look at Nelson's life and personality as well as what life was like for the men who sailed under him.

Central Beach close to the Jetty
Central Beach close to the Jetty

Charles Dickens used Yarmouth as a key location in his novel David Copperfield. The author stayed at the Royal Hotel on the Marine parade while writing David Copperfield. Anna Sewell (1820-1878), the author of Black Beauty, was born in a 17th-century house in Church Plain. The house is currently being used a restaurant after being renovated in 2007. Dickens redirects here. ... For other uses, see David Copperfield. ... Anna Sewell (March 30, 1820 – April 25, 1878) was a British writer, the author of the classic novel Black Beauty. ... For other uses, see Black Beauty (disambiguation). ...


The Time and Tide museum on Blackfriars Road which is managed by Norfolk Museums Service was nominated in the UK Museums Awards in 2005. It was built as part of the regeneration of the south of the town in 2003. Its location in an old herring smokery harks back to the town's status as a major fishing port. Sections of the historic town wall are located outside the museum. The defensive wall of Braşov, Romania. ...


Sports and leisure

Market Square close to Market Gates Shopping Centre
Market Square close to Market Gates Shopping Centre
Yarmouth Racecourse

Yarmouth has an important horse-racing track which features a chute allowing races of one mile on the straight. The local football team are Great Yarmouth Town. Monmouth Racetrack in New Jersey in May 2005. ... Great Yarmouth Town F.C. is a football club based in Great Yarmouth in Norfolk, England. ...


Speedway racing was staged in Great Yarmouth before and after the War. The meetings were staged at the greyhound stadium in Caister Road. The post war team were known as the Yarmouth Bloaters.[7] Banger and Stock car racing is also staged at this stadium. Banger racing or enduro racing is a tarmac or dirt track racing type of motorsport event popularised in Europe and especially Great Britain, but also on short tracks of the United States, in which drivers of old vehicles race against one another around a race track and the race is...


The main Leisure Centre is the Marina Centre. Built in 1981 the centre has a large swimming pool, Conference facilities and live entertainment including their famous Summer Pantomimes and Summer Variety Shows produced by local entertainers Hanton & Dean. The centre is run by the Great Yarmouth Sport and leisure Trust. The Trust was set up in April 2006 to run the building as a charitable non profit making organisation.


Transport

Great Yarmouth is connected to Norwich by the Wherry Lines from Great Yarmouth railway station. It is the only remaining station of the three once in the town. For other places with the same name, see Norwich (disambiguation). ... The Wherry Lines are the railway lines from Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. ... Platforms 3 and 4 at Great Yarmouth Great Yarmouth railway station is a railway station serving the town of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. ...


Current Station

Former Stations Platforms 3 and 4 at Great Yarmouth Great Yarmouth railway station is a railway station serving the town of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. ...

  • Yarmouth Beach
  • Yarmouth South Town

First Eastern Counties operate the main bus routes with their hub at the Market Gates Bus Station. The Excel coach service operates a direct link to Peterborough, Norwich and Lowestoft. Other local bus services link the suburban areas of Martham, Hemsby, Gorleston, Bradwell and Belton. In recent years the bus service in the area has been severely cut back after its privatisation. First Eastern Counties is a major bus operator in Norfolk and Suffolk in eastern England. ... This article is about the city in the United Kingdom. ... For other places with the same name, see Norwich (disambiguation). ... , Lowestoft (pronouned IPA: /loÊŠs tÉ”ft, -tÉ’ft, -tÉ™f/) is a town in Suffolk, East Anglia, England, lying between the eastern edge of The Broads National Park at Oulton Broad and the North Sea. ... Martham is a large village in Norfolk, England within The Broads National Park. ... Hemsby is a village, civil parish and seaside resort in the English county of Norfolk. ... , Gorleston-on-Sea is adjacent to the town of Great Yarmouth, in the English county of Norfolk. ... Bradwell is the name of more than one place. ... Belton may refer to: Belton, Texas Belton, South Carolina Belton, Missouri Belton, Ontario This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


The new A47 bus service departs Market Gates station every hour on the hour, and is operated by Anglian Bus. The service runs from Yarmouth to Norwich via Acle, Blofield, and Brundall. The service also stops at Norwich train station, Norwich Bus Station and Norwich Castle Meadow. For other places with the same name, see Norwich (disambiguation). ...


The A12 terminates in the town as do the A143 and the A47 roads. The relief road was built along the path of the old railway to carry the A12 onwards to Lowestoft and London. Congestion is a major problem in the town and roundabouts, junctions and bridges can become gridlocked at rush hour. Construction work on the Outer Harbour began in June 2007, the harbour which is being built in the South Denes area plans to bring trade to the area and provide a new ferry link with the Netherlands, it is due to be completed by 2009. The A12 is a major road in England, a trunk road for most of its length, running from London to Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. ... The numbering zones for A-roads in Great Britain List of A roads beginning with 1 in Great Britain beginning north of the Thames, east of the A1. ... The A47 is a trunk road in England linking Birmingham to Great Yarmouth (although most of the section between Birmingham and Nuneaton has been reclassified as the B4114). ...


Notable residents

Thomas Girdlestone MD (born Holt, Norfolk, 1758, died 25 June 1822) was an English physician and writer. ... Anna Sewell (March 30, 1820 – April 25, 1878) was a British writer, the author of the classic novel Black Beauty. ... Sir James Paget (1814-1899) was a British surgeon and pathologist who is best remembered for Pagets disease and who is considered, together with Rudolf Virchow, as one of the founders of scientific medical pathology. ... Located at Gorleston on the A12 road, the James Paget Healthcare NHS Trust serves a population of around 220,000 people in the Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Waveney areas. ...

Twinning

Great Yarmouth is twinned with:

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References

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Yarmouth was a borough in the royal domain before and at the time of the Domesday survey, but an earlier shared jurisdiction is reflected in that Yarmouth had to pay every "third penny" of all public revenues (e.g.
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