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Interesting old buildings

Interesting old buildings. The ground floor rooms of one of the buildings had interesting and well... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
suemarb
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Lovely little houses to visit, within in walking distance from the town centre. There are others... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Lisa J
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Bishop Auckland, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

The Row Houses are well worth a visit. In both houses the staff were brilliant. Such a wealth of information and they were happy to take the time to answer questions and make your trip a memorable one. I would go back again anytime.

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Interesting old buildings. The ground floor rooms of one of the buildings had interesting and well displayed exhibits of a family typical of the time. However there was little displayedin many of the other rooms. The staircases were quite narrow and there was no rail...More

Thank suemarb
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely little houses to visit, within in walking distance from the town centre. There are others to visit but never got chance yo visit while we stayed there

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 19 July 2018

For such a small exhibit they have a lot of history of Great Yarmouth. There are 2 houses that are almost across the road from each other so take the time to see to see them. The staff are friendly and more than willing to...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

It would be very easy to ignore this entry in the English Heritage book as the description is a little uninspiring. Also once you decide to visit it would be easy to miss the small EH signs. Once you do find them ensure you go...More

1  Thank whetstoneview
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Check opening times before visiting as closed at the weekend. Both houses have been significantly altered and signs of this are obvious which makes it interesting to try and work out the changes. Wonderful ceiling in Merchants house with unusual features and quite low.

1  Thank RandallEv
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

There are some interesting bits - the architecture and its relationship to the Low Countries which includes the wall ties. However the rooms need dressing to a period of the houses history - the one on WW2 is a start. Seemed a bit unfunded and...More

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 19 September 2017

As one of the major tourist attractions in the town, was rather underwhelmed.. The enterance fee covers this attraction, and the Merchants house across the path... Both had not much to see in them, mainly parts of houses that had been collected from bomb damaged...More

3  Thank alisdairt
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Visited today with two teenagers and a six year old. We are English Heritage members so cost of entry was covered by our membership fee. There were two houses to view and both were interesting to wander. Loved the amazing ceilings in two of the...More

Thank shazz12345
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Visited this as we had been told it was part of Yarmouths old history. Very interesting refurbishment of old, sometimes slum, housing that was once common.Some rooms set in cameos of different periods, and a lot of examples of iron work, and the history of...More

1  Thank Steve R
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