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79, London Road

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

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Latitude: 52.7473 / 52°44'50"N

Longitude: 0.4023 / 0°24'8"E

OS Eastings: 562247

OS Northings: 319333

OS Grid: TF622193

Mapcode National: GBR N3R.LKF

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.46TQ

Entry Name: 79, London Road

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384195

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


610-1/11/124 (West side)
07/06/72 No.79


House, now Guest house. c1840 (shown on map of 1846 but not on
one of 1830). Brown brick with slate roofs. Stucco dressings.
3 storeys. Presents east facade to London Road, south
(entrance) front to South Everard Street. East front in 2
bays. Ground floor with rusticated corner and centre pieces
separating 2 sashes with glazing bars under gauged skewback
First floor similar except rusticated elements replaced by
thin paired Tuscan pilasters and the sashes become French
windows under hoods. Decorated iron balcony rails. Cornice
over this floor. Top floor with plain corner and centre pieces
separating the smaller sashes. Glazing bars and gauged
skewback arches. Parapet below hipped roof.
South front has a main block to east in 3 bays, and a 2-storey
west block also in 3 bays.
Main block entered through double-leaf doors set within
doorcase comprising a pair of stucco Tuscan pilasters with 2
columns in antis, of same order. Simple hood. Windows are
sashes with glazing bars and gauged skewback arches. 2 upper
window bays to west are blind.
Stucco string courses at first and second floors, the former
extending into the west block. Ground floor of this of three
4-centred wall arches, the eastern 2 with blind windows, the
other with a sash as before. 2 first-floor sashes separated by
a blind window to first floor. Hipped roof.

Listing NGR: TF6224719333

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

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