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Ladybridge House

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

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Latitude: 52.7505 / 52°45'1"N

Longitude: 0.3959 / 0°23'45"E

OS Eastings: 561804

OS Northings: 319682

OS Grid: TF618196

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.JXB

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.14T6

Entry Name: Ladybridge House

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384217

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


610-1/9/149 (East side)
01/12/51 No.30
Ladybridge House


House. Early C18 with features of mid and late C18.
Brown brick with red brick dressings. Machine tile roofs.
Facade of 2 storeys and dormer attic in 4 bays.
Panelled door to right set within panelled reveals. Timber
doorcase comprising a pair of engaged fluted Roman Doric
columns supporting an open pediment above a metope frieze. 3
sash windows to ground floor with glazing bars and gauged
skewback arches. 4 similar first-floor windows. Ovolo
modillion eaves cornice below gabled roof. One central gabled
dormer with sash and glazed side panels. Roof is half-hipped
to south. Door leads to a passage to garden front emerging
under a 2-bay hipped trellis portico via a half-glazed door
set within a good timber doorcase: panelled reveals; reeded
and fluted pilasters below block architraves and open
pediment; 6-vaned fanlight.
Garden elevation in 2 distinct parts defined by varying roof
slope. West section with a late C18 sash to ground floor with
glazing bars and gauged skewback arches. Behind trellis is a
second doorway similar to the passage doorway.
To right of this section is a late C19 single-storey canted
bay with sashes and a hipped slate roof. 3 sash windows to
first floor with glazing bars and gauged skewback arches.
Ovolo modillion eaves cornice, and 2 gabled dormers in gabled
roof. Ridge stack to left.
East section lacks bay discipline. Simple doorcase to left
with panelled reveals and open pediment. To right is a triple
sash with glazing bars and gauged a skewback arch, and a
single similar sash right again at the end of the elevation.
First floor lit through one double sash with details as before
and a single sash to its right. Ovolo modillion eaves cornice
and gabled roof. 2 gabled dormers with sashes. Ridge stack at
junction of the 2 parts of the elevation.
To the rear of the east section is an outshut under a catslide
roof with graded Cumberland slate. Doorcase with a pediment
supported on scrolled consoles. To the left is a late C18 sash
with glazing bars in a restored early C18 flush frame. The
double sash to the right of the doorway is similar.
INTERIOR. Central south ground-floor room with large-frame
masons' mitre panelling of c1740. Late C18 fireplace with
Vitruvian scroll. Staircase is late C18: stick balusters and
ramped and wreathed handrail. Ground floor west room facing
street is entered through a panelled door with a blocked
fanlight; it has reeded surrounds to the windows, the door and
a cupboard; palmette cornice.

Listing NGR: TF6180419681

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

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