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County Court Including Railings to Facade

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7512 / 52°45'4"N

Longitude: 0.4006 / 0°24'2"E

OS Eastings: 562119

OS Northings: 319766

OS Grid: TF621197

Mapcode National: GBR N3R.D3Z

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.431P

Entry Name: County Court Including Railings to Facade

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384266

Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30

County: 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


KING'S LYNN

TF6219NW ST JAMES' ROAD
610-1/10/132 County Court including railings to
07/06/72 facade
(Formerly Listed as:
LONDON ROAD
(East side)
County Court)

GV II

County Court. 1861. Gault brick with stone dressings and slate
roof. Italian palazzo style. 2 storeys and attic in 5 bays
arranged 1-3-1, the openings arched. Stone quoins to ground
floor. Windows are sashes with glazing bars and keystones to
this floor. Centre 3 openings have rusticated surrounds, the
left opening being the doorway. Double-leaf panelled door.
Heavy string course with dentils, almost a cornice.
First-floor windows have a continuous string course and are
fitted with C20 casements. The arched portion of the windows
retain their margin glazing. Between a further string course
and the overhanging, Palazzo-like cornice, are 5 small attic
windows. On the cornice is an achievement carrying the Royal
Arms. Hipped roof with 4 irregularly disposed stacks, each
with its own cornice. The 2-bay south return is similar.
Railings to facade: gault brick piers, iron stiles with
scrolled braces, square section verticals with pyramid
finials. INTERIOR. Only staircase survives. Paired cast-iron
decorative balusters. Wreathed handrail.


Listing NGR: TF6211919766

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

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