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1, King Street

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

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Latitude: 52.754 / 52°45'14"N

Longitude: 0.3934 / 0°23'36"E

OS Eastings: 561623

OS Northings: 320059

OS Grid: TF616200

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.B8G

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.01MK

Entry Name: 1, King Street

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384136

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


610-1/7/65 (West side)
07/06/72 No.1


House, partly used as offices. Built c1670 for Sir John
Turner, facade of c1750, Purfleet Quay return early C18,
interior probably older. Red brick with plaintile roof. 2
storeys in 3 bays. Panelled door with panelled reveals to
right, behind open-pedimented doorcase on Ionic engaged
columns, beside which there is a wrought-iron lantern bracket.
2 sashes to left with glazing bars and gauged skewback arches
in light red brick. 3 similar to first floor. Dentil timber
cornice below plain parapet. Hipped roof. Purfleet Quay front
(south). 2 storeys. Plinth course with ashlar coping. West
extent of original build defined by rusticated quoins,
immediately to the right of which are 2 sash windows each
floor with glazing bars and gauged skewback arches. Platband
between floors and a double brick string course below the
parapet. Parapet continues into single-bay extension to west
and into north return. Extension has one sash each floor to
south with glazing bars and gauged skewback arches. A further
2-storey, but lower, late C18 extension abuts to west: one
sash each floor with glazing bars and gauged skewback arches.
Hipped slate roof.
(Engravings: Bell: 1685-).

Listing NGR: TF6162320059

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

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