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Latitude: 52.7546 / 52°45'16"N
Longitude: 0.3934 / 0°23'36"E
OS Eastings: 561620
OS Northings: 320129
OS Grid: TF616201
Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.B87
Mapcode Global: WHJP7.01M2
Entry Name: 15a, King Street
Listing Date: 1 December 1951
Last Amended: 26 July 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1298219
English Heritage Legacy ID: 384154
Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30
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
TF6120SE KING STREET
610-1/7/83 (West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.13 & 15A)
House, now art gallery and associated workshop. Early C16
origins, reworked early C18.
Brick with coursed limestone facade of 2 storeys and dormer
attic in 3 bays, the entrance in rear courtyard shared with
No.15 and reached from carriageway in No.15.
Front consists of 3 flush-frame sashes each floor, with
glazing bars. Overhanging plain timber eaves cornice with lead
flat. Gabled roof of C19 plaintiles. One gabled dormer with a
sash window. North stack shared with No.15. First-floor of
north courtyard elevation with a thin Venetian window with
INTERIOR. Most of rear range dominated by a large staircase
hall lit by the Venetian window. Remarkable open-well
cantilevered staircase. Open string, the strings carved with
sea-dragons. 2 turned balusters per tread with tapering fluted
spindles. Newels are circular section and are reeded and
fluted. Ramped and wreathed handrail with matching dado rail.
At first floor the balustrade returns to form south gallery
affording close view of fine plaster chandelier rose in form
of deeply undercut floral swathes and tight floral boss.
Floral coving runs round room. Ground-floor east room (to
street) with plaster coving detailed with floral motifs at
intervals. Eccentric bridging beam plastered in a similar way.
2 panelled doors. Chimneypiece with tapering pilasters and 3
deep recesses to frieze. Minimal plaster decoration. Room
above with large-frame panelling.
Listing NGR: TF6162020128
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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