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King's Head Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Thetford, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4153 / 52°24'54"N

Longitude: 0.7471 / 0°44'49"E

OS Eastings: 586921

OS Northings: 283246

OS Grid: TL869832

Mapcode National: GBR RD7.HPS

Mapcode Global: VHKCC.WKT9

Entry Name: King's Head Inn

Listing Date: 10 March 1971

Last Amended: 1 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196094

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384845

Location: Thetford, Breckland, Norfolk, IP24

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Thetford

Built-Up Area: Thetford

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thetford St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


617-1/5/167 (North West side)
10/03/71 Nos.27 AND 29
King's Head Inn
(Formerly Listed as:
(North West side)
Nos.27 AND 29
Kings Head Inn and outbuildings in
yard of King's Head Inn)


Coaching inn. Early C18, re-skinned to facade 1878. Flint with
brick dressings. Painted gault brick facade. Pantile roof.
Facade of 2 storeys and dormer attic but indeterminate number
of bays. 4 doorways, 3 under C20 gabled hoods. Towards right
(north) end is a tall square-headed carriageway to rear, lined
with flint. Ground-floor fenestration consists of one C20
casement right of carriageway, and to left two 2-light cross
casements and 4 sashes with 6/6 glazing bars and no horns.
First floor has one unhorned and 3 horned 6/6 sashes. To
extreme north (right) is a C18 two-light casement. Secondary
casement over carriageway. Gabled roof with 2 flat-topped
dormers. 3 gault brick ridge stacks. Rear with contemporary
outshut. Mixed fenestration includes two C18 three-light
casements (ground floor), one swivel window and one
horizontal-sliding sash (first floor). Inserted doors and C20
windows. 2 additional stacks to outshut. INTERIOR: chamfered
bridging beams to ground floor, boxed bridging beams at first
floor. Some 2-panel doors, and a plank door to attic. C18 roof
of commons only, lower tier of through purlins, upper tier of
purlins clasped by C20 plank collars.

Listing NGR: TL8692183246

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