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56a, High Street

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

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Latitude: 52.7552 / 52°45'18"N

Longitude: 0.3954 / 0°23'43"E

OS Eastings: 561753

OS Northings: 320202

OS Grid: TF617202

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.BSG

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.10KM

Entry Name: 56a, High Street

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384127

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


610-1/7/58 (East side)
01/12/51 No.56A
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)


Shop, originally with domestic accommodation to lost rear wing
and upper floors. C16, altered many times, repaired 1969.
Timber-framed with brick, rendered and colourwashed. Plain
tiled roof.3 storeys and attic Gable-end to street with C20
shopfront to ground floor. First floor with a 6-light C19
transomed display window in 2 groups of three 4-centred
lights. Jetty above reduced in depth 1969 when entire front
wall rebuilt above this point. 2 casements to second floor and
an attic casement above. Gabled roof. Rear is pebbledashed and
supported by permanent steel external frame. INTERIOR. One
boxed bridging beam to ground floor. Winder staircase formerly
situated in north-west corner and survives only at attic
level. No features at first floor. Second floor with one
chamfered bridging beam. Studwork to facade is of 1969. Roof
of 1969 copying a clasped purlin type. Some fragments of
original timber-frame detectable.

Listing NGR: TF6175320201

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

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