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William Herrings Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Harpley, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8001 / 52°48'0"N

Longitude: 0.6513 / 0°39'4"E

OS Eastings: 578834

OS Northings: 325796

OS Grid: TF788257

Mapcode National: GBR Q64.HGL

Mapcode Global: WHKQ2.ZW98

Plus Code: 9F42RM22+2G

Entry Name: William Herrings Almshouses

Listing Date: 24 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221905

Location: Harpley, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Harpley

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Harpley St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 72 NE (west side)
No.1 to 6 William
24.6.86 Herrings Almshouses.


Almshouses. Dated 1850. English bond red brick, black brick header dressings,
stone dressings, pentagonal slate roofs. Single storey, arranged in 'U' plan,
originally 3 north and south and 2 central cottages. High Victorian Jacobean.
Central range has central rectangular bow window, 5 fixed lattic work cast
iron casements, hipped slate roof. Shaped gable with ogee apex and finial,
ECB in brick headers, polished red granite plaque with inscription "William
Herrings' Almshouses erected and endowed MDCCCL". 2 boarded doors, 2 4-centred
arches pierce screens connectin with north and south ranges. Stone parapets.
Damaged cresting to ridge. Central stack with plinths only surviving of 4
round shaft stacks. Ranges to north and south have 3 bay returns with 3 2-
light fixed cast iron casement lattice windows. 3 boarded doors. Plinths only
of 2 sets of ridge stacks. Returned shaped gables with 4-light casements,
brick header diapering with "W" in south, "H" in north gable. Stone quoins,
kneeler and shaped gable parapets.

Listing NGR: TF7883425796

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

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