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Latitude: 52.7541 / 52°45'14"N
Longitude: 0.3934 / 0°23'36"E
OS Eastings: 561623
OS Northings: 320070
OS Grid: TF616200
Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.B9J
Mapcode Global: WHJP7.01MH
Entry Name: 3, King Street
Listing Date: 1 December 1951
Last Amended: 26 July 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195319
English Heritage Legacy ID: 384137
Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30
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
TF6120SE KING STREET
610-1/7/66 (West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
No 3 & Part of No 3 to North of
House. Late C15 hall house, remodelled early C18, refronted
mid C18, split into flats late C20 when hall range demolished
(crown-post over hall now in Lynn Museum), hall range rebuilt
1989 as flats.
Red brick with yellow brick facade and slate roofs.
Usual L-plan form with entrance passage set to right. No.3A to
right of passage formerly part of this house.
Facade of 2 storeys in 5 bays. Entrance to passage via an
open-pedimented timber archway supported on engaged Ionic
columns. 4 sash windows to left with glazing bars and gauged
skewback arches, 3 similar windows to first floor and, over
the entrance, a wide Venetian window of mid C19 vintage. Wide
timber modillion eaves cornice and gabled roof. Tall internal
gable end stacks.
To rear is a 2-storey, 4-bay, early C18 red brick range.
Moulded platband between floors. 3 sashes and a door to ground
floor and 4 sashes to first floor. Door is to left, the sashes
late C18 replacements, with glazing bars and gauged skewback
arches. Gabled roof. 3 gabled dormers with casements.
Rear of street range with one similar sash to ground floor and
2 above. New range abutting to west.
INTERIOR. Very fine early C18 open string staircase to left of
entrance doorway. 3 barley-sugar balusters per tread, the
tread-ends carved. Ramped moulded handrail runs between square
newel stops, the stops supported by a cluster of 4 similar
balusters. Ramped, but plain, dado panelling to match.
Listing NGR: TF6162320069
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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