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Town Hall

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

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Latitude: 52.7522 / 52°45'7"N

Longitude: 0.3944 / 0°23'39"E

OS Eastings: 561693

OS Northings: 319862

OS Grid: TF616198

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.JHP

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.122Y

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384256

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


610-1/9/188 (East side)
07/06/72 Town Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
Town Hall)


Town Hall. 1895 by Tree & Price (of London). Stone and flint.
Slate roof with cupola on ridge. Elizabethan and Gothic
Revival styles. 2 storeys. Heavily chequered to imitate the
Guildhall immediately south. Elevation divided horizontally:
plinth course, a row of 3-light double-transomed windows, a
chequerwork band, and a further row of 3-light
double-transomed windows. The lower 2 zones interrupted to
south by an arched and ogeed porch entrance. The upper 2 zones
have a central canted oriel. Tall gable to north in which is a
9-light panel-tracery perpendicular window under an ogeed
round arch. Between each bay, of which there are nominally 9,
rises stepped buttresses to the chequerworked parapet. 2 of
these buttresses cut through the large Perpendicular window.
INTERIOR. Grand but unadventurous. Entrance passage leads to
staircase hall lined with small-framed panelling. Closed
string staircase with splat balusters and square newels.
Various rooms to first floor panelled for official use,
including courtroom with complete fittings of 1895.

Listing NGR: TF6169319862

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

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