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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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Coordinates

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


KING'S LYNN

TF6219NW BROAD WALK
610-1/10/26 North Guannock Gate and portion of
01/12/51 Town Wall
(Formerly Listed as:
THE WALKS
Portion of the Town Walls in The
Walks)

II*

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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