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Gainsborough House, Hockwold cum Wilton

Description: Gainsborough House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 221766

OS Grid Reference: TL7277287983
OS Grid Coordinates: 572772, 287983
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4625, 0.5417

Location: South Street, Hockwold cum Wilton, Norfolk IP26 4JG

Locality: Hockwold cum Wilton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP26 4JG

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Listing Text

In the entry for
South Street
Gainsborough House
16/23 II

The address shall be amended to read: South Street
No 42 (Gainsborough


TL 78 NW
16/23 Gainsborough House
- II
House. Late Cl7, refaced C18. Timber framed, brick and flint with thatched
roof. Lobby entrance plan. Whitewashed 2 storey facade. Central C20 door
and gabled porch set within timber framed bay of light scantling and small
framing. One segmental C20 casement to right and left. 2 similar first floor
casements in reduced openings. North bay recessed behind facade line and
with first floor timber framed. Gabled roof, hipped to north. Central ridge
stack. North bay probably originally jettied to north, now underbuilt with
brick and flint and pierced by 4 C20 windows. Walls of rear elevation rebuilt
at ground floor but of chequered brick and flint otherwise. C20 door and
porch to left. 2 widely spaced C20 casements each floor set within reduced
openings. South gable of C18 stock brick, the gable head of chequered brick
and flint with brick tumbling. Interior chimney breasts with roll and jewel
stopped chamfered bressumers.

Listing NGR: TL7277287983

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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