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Framingham's Hospital

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

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Latitude: 52.7506 / 52°45'2"N

Longitude: 0.4017 / 0°24'6"E

OS Eastings: 562195

OS Northings: 319699

OS Grid: TF621196

Mapcode National: GBR N3R.DDY

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.44K5

Entry Name: Framingham's Hospital

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384267

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


610-1/10/133 Framingham's Hospital
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.1-12 (Consecutive)
Framingham's Almshouses)


Almshouses. 1846-48, by Sharman of Spalding. Red brick with
stone dressings. Cut slate roofs. 3 blocks arranged as a
courtyard and linked by short crenellated walls with doorways.
Centre block is single-storeyed with a large projecting
central gable articulated by diagonal buttresses terminating
in finials. Central arched door flanked by a cinquefoiled
light right and left, all under square hoods on label stops. 2
cinquefoiled lights in gable under a 4-centred arch. Either
side are one arched doorway under a square hood, each flanked
by a 2-light arched casement, also with hoods on labels. Stone
quoins and eaves cornice. Gabled roof with 4 ridge stacks,
each with twin decorated flues. North and south blocks are
reduced versions of the same design: central gable is lower,
does not project and has no doorway; west gable ends have
polygonal corner turrets with tall finials and the west gable
walls have one crenellated oriel each. 5 ridge stacks each.

Listing NGR: TF6219519699

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

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