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North Guannock Gate and Portion of Town Wall

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

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Latitude: 52.7508 / 52°45'2"N

Longitude: 0.4056 / 0°24'20"E

OS Eastings: 562460

OS Northings: 319731

OS Grid: TF624197

Mapcode National: GBR N3R.FDW

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.64F0

Entry Name: North Guannock Gate and Portion of Town Wall

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384082

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


610-1/10/26 North Guannock Gate and portion of
01/12/51 Town Wall
(Formerly Listed as:
Portion of the Town Walls in The


Remains of North Guannock Gate with flanking walls. Late C13,
the remains consolidated and romanticised in 1800's. Brick,
carstone and ashlar. Central pointed dying arch springing from
square turrets with a crenellated parapet, repeated on
turrets. One arched opening right and left below a punched
oculus and more crenellations. Crenellated walls run north and
south from this point: 3 segmental brick niches to each
serving arrow slits. The whole is a symmetrical Picturesque
garden composition.

Listing NGR: TF6246019731

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

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