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40,42, King Street

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

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Latitude: 52.7553 / 52°45'19"N

Longitude: 0.3939 / 0°23'38"E

OS Eastings: 561653

OS Northings: 320207

OS Grid: TF616202

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.BDD

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.00VK

Entry Name: 40,42, King Street

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384170

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


610-1/7/99 (East side)
01/12/51 Nos.40 AND 42
(Formerly Listed as:
(Formerly Listed as:


Shop and house, now offices. Late C14, C20 shopfront to No.40,
early C19 brown brick skin to No.42, extensively altered late
C20. Timber-framed. Pantile roof.
No.40 with double plate-glass shopfront with central door.
Rendered first floor with 2 sashes with glazing bars set
within flush frames. No.42 has an arched doorway to right
fitted with a late C20 door. Shop front to left fills former
segmentally-arched carriage entrance to rear which is now
incorporated into premises. 2 sashes light first floor:
glazing bars and gauged skewback arches. Continuous gabled
roof with 2 dormers, that to No.40 with a rounded head, other
flat-topped and late C20, both with late C20 casements.
Rear with a 2-storey and attic C20 cross wing to south in
yellow brick and a glass-roofed outshut to north.
INTERIOR. Studwork of C14 shop remains. Doorway in No.42 leads
into a timber-framed passage terminating in an arched doorway
(no door and only its south arched brace survives). Passageway
itself arch-braced, but only southern studs remain. Doorway
opens right into No.40, one arched brace in situ. One arched
brace remains to front jetty and possibly pentice. No.42 was
gutted and made into a service access archway 1960's, and
converted again to a building in 1987. Two joists remain to
first floor. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: TF6165320206

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

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