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Latitude: 52.7504 / 52°45'1"N
Longitude: 0.3957 / 0°23'44"E
OS Eastings: 561791
OS Northings: 319672
OS Grid: TF617196
Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.JW8
Mapcode Global: WHJP7.14Q8
Entry Name: Oxley House
Listing Date: 1 December 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1298134
English Heritage Legacy ID: 384215
Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30
Electoral Ward/Division: St Margarets with St Nicholas
Built-Up Area: King's Lynn
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
TF6119NE NELSON STREET
610-1/9/147 (West side)
House. Late C17 entirely rebuilt early C18.
Brick, rendered and colourwashed to street facade. Plain tiled
roof. Facade of 2 storeys and dormer attic in 5 bays.
Centre bay broken forward. Central doorcase comprising a pair
of engaged Doric columns supporting a segmental pediment and
containing a 6-panelled door. Sash windows with glazing bars.
Flat plat band at first floor, rusticated quoins close
elevation and a central pediment rises over a timber modillion
eaves cornice. Tall hipped roof with a gabled dormer to each
face except the west.
The north return is elongated into a hipped wing with a gabled
dormer to its west face. West front of this wing in 2 bays. A
c1970 conservatory obscures ground floor below two first-floor
C18 sashes with glazing bars and scalloped sash hoods. South
return with canted late C18 bay window.
INTERIOR. This bay window has fluted and reeded pilaster
strips. Front door opens into combined staircase/entrance
hall. Open-string early C18 staircase rises to balcony return
over doorway: carved tread-ends, 2 vase and turned balusters
to each tread and ramped handrail. Turned newels on square
section pedestals. Matching dado rail imposed on C17 plank and
Upper flights are late C17: closed-string, sturdy vases below
taper-turned balusters, moulded straight handrail. Stair well
at this point and above reveals timber studwork. First floor
room to north with large-frame panelling of early C18. Main
roof of principals, collars and clasped purlins. Many renewed
Listing NGR: TF6179119672
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