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Crescent House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Upwell, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6019 / 52°36'6"N

Longitude: 0.2176 / 0°13'3"E

OS Eastings: 550278

OS Northings: 302762

OS Grid: TF502027

Mapcode National: GBR M3X.V4C

Mapcode Global: WHJPQ.9VVQ

Entry Name: Crescent House

Listing Date: 18 January 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48170

Location: Upwell, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE14

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Upwell

Built-Up Area: Upwell

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Upwell St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TF 50 SW UPWELL TOWN STREET
16/108 (West Side)

18.1.78 Crescent House

II*


House, c.1620-40 with early C18 facade. Red brick with paler bricks, tuck pointed, to
C18 facade. Parapetted roof of slate with moulded modillion cornice. Two ridge
stacks, one with two and the other with four shafts set diagonally. Original plan of
two parallel linked ranges with gable ends to road. Three storeys. Stone sills and
gauged brick arches to five recessed hung sashes of twelve panes each. The third
storey windows are smaller and of only six panes, and three of the windows are blind.
Central doorway with doorcase of engaged Ionic columns with pulvinated frieze carved
with Greek garland motif. Door and reveals of raised and fielded panels. One gable
end to rear has an original label to an attic window, and a similar larger label to a
blocked window at first floor, both of cut brick with return stops. Interior. One
first floor room lined with bolection moulded and raised and fielded panelling in two
heights with moulded cornice and dado. Bolection moulded fireplace surround. One
ground floor room is also panelled. Fine c.1640 closed-string staircase of five
flights. Turned balusters, and moulded rail with square newel posts. One first floor
room has ovolo moulding to a cross-frame casement, now blocked.


Listing NGR: TF5027802762

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