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Bank Chambers and outbuilding to rear

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7557 / 52°45'20"N

Longitude: 0.3943 / 0°23'39"E

OS Eastings: 561676

OS Northings: 320250

OS Grid: TF616202

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.BHJ

Mapcode Global: WHJP1.1Z1T

Entry Name: Bank Chambers and outbuilding to rear

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 11 June 2018

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384349

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


KING'S LYNN

TF6120SE TUESDAY MARKET PLACE
610-1/7/272 (South side)
01/12/51 No.23
Bank Chambers

GV II

Offices. Late C17, reworked mid C18, facade early C19. Brick
with ashlar facade, plain tiled roof. Double-pile plan.
3 storeys in 5 bays. Central C20 door with Tuscan engaged
columns right and left. All windows are C20 sashes, those to
ground floor are separated by Doric pilasters. Above them is a
continuous metope frieze and, over door, a pediment. Windows
above with shouldered and eared architraves, those to first
floor with hoods and projecting sills. Balustraded parapet. 2
parallel hipped roofs, the rear one with C20 plaintiles.
INTERIOR. In rear pile is a large-framed C18 stair well with
an open string staircase: 2 turned balusters with bobbins to
each tread. Ramped and wreathed mahogany handrail.
Egg-and-dart cornice to well below ovolo dentils. Ground-floor
rear room with a double-scrolled overmantel carrying an open
pediment. On first-floor landing pedimented doorways with
shouldered architraves open to right and left via panelled
doors. More modest staircase continues to second floor but
still within large-framed panelled stairwell. First-floor
south room with late C17 small-framed panelling and a
chimneypiece with fluted pilasters. Principal first-floor room
(to north) with mid C18 large-framed panelling. Roofs of
clasped purlins, collars and rafters.


Listing NGR: TF6167020254

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

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