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82 and 84, Bridge Street, Downham Market

Description: 82 and 84, Bridge Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 221180

OS Grid Reference: TF6075203213
OS Grid Coordinates: 560752, 303213
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6029, 0.3723

Location: B1512, Downham Market, Norfolk PE38 9DJ

Locality: Downham Market
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE38 9DJ

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Listing Text

1. (North Side)
Nos 82 and 84
TF 60 03 2/105


Houses and shop. Early C18, remodelled extensively during late C19 and extended to west.
Galletted carstone rubble with brick dressings partly colourwashed and some carved stone to
original block. Western extension in colourwashed brick with stone dressings to facade
and galletted carstone rubble to gable-end. Slate roofs. Original block with 3 gabled
outshuts to rear. Western extension continues to rear forming L plan. 2 storeys with attic.
7 bays of C19 sash windows with single vertical glazing bars beneath segmental heads. First
floor heads corbelled out and ground floor heads with raised key blocks. Shop front with
stone pilasters supporting a straight moulded hood on carved corbels. Doorway to No. 84
treated in similar manner. Arched 2-leaf doorway to No.82 with initials W.L. and '68 in
spandrels. Carved stone doorcase in Gothic Revival style on brick pilasters. Platband.
Corbelled out ashlar dressed corner entrance to shop with carved head above. Parapet gables,
the 2 to original block with carved stone pinnacle kneelers and grotesque heads. 3 hipped
dormers and decorative ridge tiles. Stacks to each parapet gable and to eastern out-shut.
Interior: Central rear outshut contains an early C18 staircase with twisted balusters and
panelled newels. Collar and butt-purlin roofs.

Listing NGR: TF6075203213

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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