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17,18, Church Street

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

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Latitude: 52.7512 / 52°45'4"N

Longitude: 0.3962 / 0°23'46"E

OS Eastings: 561818

OS Northings: 319761

OS Grid: TF618197

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.JZ8

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.13XN

Entry Name: 17,18, Church Street

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384093

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


610-1/9/37 (West side)
07/06/72 Nos.17 AND 18


Domestic building associated with Benedictine Priory which lay
immediately west. Divided into 2 houses probably at
Reformation. Present buildings c1470, refaced C18, but with
C14 elements to rear (west wall). Interiorss largely C20.
Carstone and limestone. Brick facade and returns, front
rendered and colourwashed.
2 storeys. No.17 with central panelled door in simple
doorcase. One late C20 horned sash window left and right
replacing shopfronts. Small C20 fixed window to extreme right.
3 sashes with glazing bars to first floor.
No.18 entered through C20 half-glazed door to right. 2
plate-glass sashes to its left, and 2 similar to first floor,
each with one glazing bar. Gabled roof continues over both
houses. Internal gable-end stacks. Rear elevation with various
minor ground-floor alterations and extensions. Traces of
former doorways and windows discernible.
First floor with 3 stone mullioned windows, the lights
4-centred, under square hollow-chamfered hoods on label stops.
From north they are of 3, 2 and 1-lights respectively, the
latter serving No.18. One C20 dormer to No.17, two to No.18.
INTERIOR. (Only No.17 inspected). Ground-floor north room with
wave-moulded bridging beam and plain joists. South room with a
chamfered bridging beam. Crown post roof of high quality: 2
bays, tension braces from posts to tie beams, arched braces
from posts to crown purlins, common rafters and collars. Roof
said to continue uninterrupted into No.18, as is likely.

Listing NGR: TF6181819761

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

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