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Length of Town Wall

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

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Latitude: 52.7556 / 52°45'20"N

Longitude: 0.4046 / 0°24'16"E

OS Eastings: 562372

OS Northings: 320264

OS Grid: TF623202

Mapcode National: GBR N3R.73H

Mapcode Global: WHJP1.5ZXW

Entry Name: Length of Town Wall

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384189

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


610-1/8/118 (East side)
01/12/51 Length of Town Wall
(Formerly Listed as:
Portions of the Town Walls in
Littleport Terrace (formerly Wyatt


Town wall. Probably first built under a murage grant of 1266
associated with the East Gate, breached 1277, probably rebuilt
under murage grants of 1294 and 1300. Carstone, ashlar and
brick. No roof. Randomly coursed ashlar and carstone blocks
with ashlar arrow slits to east side and a series of depressed
brick relieving arches to west side, which were once open.
Scheduled Ancient Monument: King's Lynn: 237.

Listing NGR: TF6237220264

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

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