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Chancery House

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

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Latitude: 52.7542 / 52°45'15"N

Longitude: 0.3938 / 0°23'37"E

OS Eastings: 561646

OS Northings: 320084

OS Grid: TF616200

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.BCP

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.01SD

Entry Name: Chancery House

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195322

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384146

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


610-1/7/75 (East side)
01/12/51 No.8
Chancery House


House, now offices. Late C17 with late C18 gault-brick facade.
Brick. Slate roof. 2 storeys and dormer attic in 4 bays.
Panelled door set to left of elevation under a hood. 3 sash
windows to ground floor with glazing bars and red-brick gauged
skewback arches. 4 similar windows to first floor. Projecting
timber eaves cornice. Gabled roof with 2 gabled dormers fitted
with sashes. Internal gable-end stacks. Gabled 2 storey (and
attic) cross wing to rear, rendered above ground floor. This
and the rear elevation of main wall pierced by divers C19 and
C20 window and door openings. INTERIOR. Stick baluster
staircase with carved tread ends. Round newels. First-floor
balustrade has turned balusters. Ground-floor front room
partitioned. 2 rooms immediately above, that to north with
large-framed panelling with bolection mouldings, c1700.
Moulded cornice. C19 chimneypiece with, either side, a
cupboard with panelled doors and H hinges. South room with
similar panelling without the bolection mouldings.

Listing NGR: TF6164620084

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

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