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Westgate House

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

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Latitude: 52.7562 / 52°45'22"N

Longitude: 0.3967 / 0°23'48"E

OS Eastings: 561839

OS Northings: 320318

OS Grid: TF618203

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.54C

Mapcode Global: WHJP1.2Z6C

Entry Name: Westgate House

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384087

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


610-1/7/31 (East side)
01/12/51 No.42
Westgate House


House, now offices. Early C18 with an early C19 facade. Brown
brick with red brick returns. Slate roof, plain tiled to rear
wing. 2-storey asymmetrical facade. Central panelled door
within panelled reveals and below a 4-vaned fanlight. Doorcase
of engaged fluted Tuscan columns supporting an open pediment.
One wide sash window left and right with glazing bars and
gauged skewback arches. To extreme left is a pedestrian
doorway below a blind first-floor window. 4 horned sashes to
remainder of first floor. Modillion timber eaves cornice below
gabled roof, which has 2 distinct pitches, the southern
higher. Ridge stack at division of pitches, internal south
gable-end stack and an added external stack to the north
gable. Original gable-line of early C18 house is apparent
here, of one storey, probably with a dormer attic To rear on
south side is a 2-storey plain tiled block; sash windows with
glazing bars; stack on rear roof slope to south.

Listing NGR: TF6183920318

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

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