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The Maltings

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

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Latitude: 52.7503 / 52°45'1"N

Longitude: 0.396 / 0°23'45"E

OS Eastings: 561814

OS Northings: 319660

OS Grid: TF618196

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.JYH

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.14WC

Entry Name: The Maltings

Listing Date: 12 September 1969

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384220

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


610-1/9/152 (South side)
12/09/69 The Maltings
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
John Lee Bennett's Warehouses)


Maltings and warehouse dated on north wall 1868, converted to
flats and offices in 1980s.
Brick laid in Flemish bond and slate roofs.
4 distinct elements. South elevation faces Mill Fleet. East
end of 2 storeys in 3 bays illuminated through late C20
two-light casements, the lower ones under segmental arches.
Hipped roof.
East return with a central door and two late late C20 cross
casements under eaves. Doorway leads to staircase.
Next west is the former malthouse, 2 storeys in 3 bays with
casements as before. Tall hipped roof terminates in hipped
smoke louvre.
First warehouse block follows: 3 storeys in 6 bays, the
basement floor entered through 3 narrow loading doors and one
tall loading door in second bay from right. Timber doors.
Fenestration as before. Gabled roof.
West element is irregular and whitewashed. 3 storeys with 3
groups of former loading doors rising through elevation, each
flanked by one late C20 casement right and left.
The eastern group lacks one set of windows. Loading doors now
glazed. Gabled roof, hipped to west end.
North front of 3 storeys has a sudden patch of gault brick
near centre and a datestone: Elijah Eyre & Co, 1868. Two
timber lucams are now glazed to form features of the top
INTERIOR. Late C20 staircases at intervals on north side and
at east return, each stair well entered via a doorway.
Corridors run along north side. Roof structure not inspected.

Listing NGR: TF6181419659

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

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