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15, King Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in King's Lynn, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7547 / 52°45'16"N

Longitude: 0.3934 / 0°23'36"E

OS Eastings: 561620

OS Northings: 320141

OS Grid: TF616201

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.B86

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.01M0

Entry Name: 15, King Street

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384153

Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Town: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Electoral Ward/Division: St Margarets with St Nicholas

Built-Up Area: King's Lynn

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text


610-1/7/82 (West side)
01/12/51 No.15


Early C16 hall house, refronted in mid C18. Red brick with
plaintile roof. C18 facade to King Street of 2 storeys and
dormer attic in 4 bays. Round-arched carriage entrance to
left. 3 flush-frame mid C18 sashes to right and 4 to first
floor, all with glazing bars and segmental gauged skewback
arches. Timber bracket eaves cornice. Gabled roof with 3
dormers, the outer 2 with pediments, the central one with a
segmental pediment. South stack shared with 15A, internal
gable-end north stack. Main entrance is in range to north of
rear courtyard.
2 storeys in 5 first-floor bays and dormer attic In centre is
a 6-panelled door protected by a large timber doorcase with a
pediment. The upper pair of door panels are glazed.
To left is the former hall window: 6 lights, transomed, the
mullions ovolo-moulded. To right of door are 2 mid C18 sashes
with flush frames and glazing bars. 5 similar, but slightly
younger, sashes to first floor. Moulded timber eaves cornice.
Gabled roof with 2 flat-topped dormers fitted with C19 sashes.
Rebuilt ridge stack over door. At west end is a 2 storey and
dormer attic cross wing, one bay of which protrudes into
courtyard. This in gault brick. Sashes. South gable in red
brick of multiple dates. West front is whitewashed. Gabled
roof with internal south gable-end stack.
INTERIOR. Ground-floor east room in street range has
large-framed panelling and an egg-and-dart cornice. Big mid
C18 architrave to panelled door. Present kitchen occupies
position of original hall lit by the hall window: sunk
quadrant bridging beam with tongue and bar stops. Similar
bridging beam in room to right of door, and C18 large-frame
panelling. West end mostly late C20 in character, the roof of
2 tiers staggered butt purlins and collars. Roof of courtyard
range similar but with canted collars.

Listing NGR: TF6162020141

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

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