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15,16, Tuesday Market Place

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

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Latitude: 52.7569 / 52°45'24"N

Longitude: 0.3944 / 0°23'39"E

OS Eastings: 561681

OS Northings: 320388

OS Grid: TF616203

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.4K9

Mapcode Global: WHJP1.1Y3V

Entry Name: 15,16, Tuesday Market Place

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384342

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


610-1/7/265 (North side)
01/12/51 Nos.15 AND 16


Range of houses. Early C16, of convoluted plan of ad hoc
evolution in 2 distinct but irregular ranges. Unified c1720 by
addition of facade. Altered and added to repeatedly since, the
interior dispositions further confused by splitting into
present offices.
Brick. Plain tiled roof to front, slate to rear and concrete
corrugated tiles elsewhere.
Fine facade of 2 storeys and dormer attic in 9 bays. Plinth
course. Blocked central door in shouldered doorcase with
keyblocks. Consoles support open segmental pediment. 2 bays
right and left are inserted panelled doors with glazed
overlights. Fenestration of late C18 sashes with glazing bars
and gauged skewback arches. 3 sashes to left at ground floor
have lost glazing bars to lower sashes. First-floor windows
with rubbed brick aprons on guttae corbels. Moulded brick
string course below panelled parapet.
Gabled roof with 3 dormers. Internal gable-end stacks, with 2
more on rear roof slope showing prominently in central
Rear elevations consist of a 2-storey hipped block running
north and a 2-storey gabled cross wing running east from this,
flush at the north return and parallel with front range.
Narrow courtyard so formed filled by later additions.
North gable end of hipped wing lit through a 5-light early C17
casement at ground floor with a blocked 2-light square section
mullioned window immediately left. Above is a late C18 sash
with glazing bars in early C18 boxes. Hipped roof with a C20
flush dormer. 2 ridge stacks. East-west gabled range lit
through a late C19 sash to ground floor in exposed box. Above
is a blocked 4-light ovolo moulded casement, and next left a
6-light timber mullioned window with square section mullions
to exterior but hollow chamfered to interior. Ridge stack.
West gable with sashes to each floor in reduced openings below
ovolo-moulded brick pediments.
INTERIOR. Stick baluster staircase to west end of front range
with 2 balusters to each tread and a ramped and wreathed
handrail, all renewed C20. East end with an open string
staircase of c1730 rising full height: 2 entactic circular
balusters on bobbin bases to each tread. Ramped and wreathed
handrail with circular newels in form of unfluted Corinthian
columns. Rear parallel wing with roll-moulded bridging beams
to ground floor. 6-light mullioned window previously described
looks into a room through 2 storeys. 2 hollow and roll-moulded
bridging beams with jewel stops supported on similarly moulded
arched braces dropping on wall posts to corbels. Timber-framed
west wall with a reduced 4-centred brick fireplace.

Listing NGR: TF6168120388

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

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