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Williamsons Furniture Store and Former Prison

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Walsingham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8948 / 52°53'41"N

Longitude: 0.8732 / 0°52'23"E

OS Eastings: 593370

OS Northings: 336906

OS Grid: TF933369

Mapcode National: GBR R6L.KL7

Mapcode Global: WHLQY.DH1M

Entry Name: Williamsons Furniture Store and Former Prison

Listing Date: 9 May 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223093

Location: Walsingham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR22

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Walsingham

Built-Up Area: Little Walsingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Walsingham Little St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(West Side)

Williamsons Furniture Store
and former Prison
TF 9336 NW 1/84 9.5.77.


Gaol built in 1787 on site of the Old Leper Hospital, enlarged 1822 and became
County House of Correction. Said to have had 53 cells, several day rooms, exercising
yards and infirmary and 4 tread mills for grinding corn.
1822 mill on west side: red brick; hipped black-glazed pantile roof; brick dentil
eaves; 3 storeys and basement; 5 window bays, small windows with rubbed brick
arches and stone cills; wide central ground floor entrance with slight rubbed
brick arch, another doorway on right.
East wing (containing cells): lower; red brick; brick dentil eaves; pantile roof
with hipped end; studded prison door with barred viewing hole.

Listing NGR: TF9337036906

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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