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38,39, High Street

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

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Latitude: 52.7541 / 52°45'14"N

Longitude: 0.3956 / 0°23'44"E

OS Eastings: 561768

OS Northings: 320076

OS Grid: TF617200

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.BTZ

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.11NH

Entry Name: 38,39, High Street

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384121

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


610-1/7/296 Nos.38 AND 39
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.37 AND 38)


Shop with accommodation above, possibly originally a house and
shop. Late C18 or early C19, possibly a refronting of an
earlier building and late C18 or early and later C19
extensions to rear.
Red brick in Flemish bond with timber studding and brick gable
ends; rear partly of brick in English bond. Gable-ended roof
with plain tiles in diaper pattern. Rear wings have slate
roofs, one is hipped. Short brick gable-end stacks. The main
front range appears to have been refronted in late C18 or
early C19, has 2 gable-end stacks and the ground floor is now
one large shop. To the rear left is a C19 wing in English bond
brickwork. In the angel to the rear right is what appears to
be a late C18 or early C19 extensions.
3-storeys, 4 bays. Windows have rubbed brick flat arches,
those to 1st floor with late C19 sashes, those on second with
early C19 twelve-pane sashes and plastered reveals. Wooden
modillion eaves cornice. Ground floor has large late C20
shopfront with high fascia up to first floor window sill
level. On the left of the front there is a moulded lead
rainwater head. At the rear a gable-ended wing to right and a
hipped roof block in the angle to the left with late C18 or
early C19 twelve-pane sashes. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: TF6176820075

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

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