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Latitude: 52.7548 / 52°45'17"N
Longitude: 0.395 / 0°23'42"E
OS Eastings: 561729
OS Northings: 320160
OS Grid: TF617201
Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.BP9
Mapcode Global: WHJP7.10DW
Entry Name: 81,81a,81b, High Street
Listing Date: 1 December 1951
Last Amended: 26 July 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195317
English Heritage Legacy ID: 384130
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 HIGH STREET
610-1/7/63 (West side)
01/12/51 Nos.81, 81A AND 81B
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.81 AND 81A)
Shop with offices above and to rear wing extending west down
north side of Library Court. Early C17, remodelled internally
early C18, mid C19 refronting in Italianate style.
Brick with stone facade. Pantiled and slate roofs.
Facade is No.81 to ground floor with the offices above
3 storeys in 5 bays. C20 shopfront to right of entrance to
Library Court, the entrance having an elaborate architrave
with a heavy hood on scrolled brackets. Cast-iron grille over
door. Main facade lit through sashes with one glazing bar
each, the first-floor windows with alternatly pedimented and
segmentally pedimented hoods. Projecting modillion cornice.
Panelled parapet conceals roof.
In Library Court are 2 ranges, the eastern being domestic
quarters, the western warehouse accommodation, now in retail
2 storeys. West part entered through a panelled door under a
glazed overlight with glazing bars. Panelled doorcase with
scrolled consoles supporting a pedimented hood above triple
keystones. One early C19 sash window to right with glazing
bars. 2 further sashes and a C20 doorway to left of main door.
First floor with 3 similar sashes and a C20 casement over the
main door. Gabled roof.
Western range is former warehouse, now No.81B. Entrance to
right under a loading-bay door. To west end are 2 large early
C18 sash windows: flush frames and glazing bars, the lower
sashes fixed, each with an opening casement. Rebuilt gauged
skewback arches. Two C19 sashes above. Elsewhere are divers
other C19 windows. Gabled roof with 2 gabled dormers in south
roof slope. 3 ridge stacks at intervals in rear ranges.
INTERIOR. First floor room to facade with marble fire
surround. Foliate frieze below mantelpiece. Decorated
overmantel with a swan-necked pediment and hood above an
egg-and-dart frieze. One panelled door right and left with
egg-and-dart surrounds, a frieze above with lions' heads and a
hood. A third door in west wall similar. Large-frame panelling
with dado rail to north, west and south walls. All this c1735.
Listing NGR: TF6172920159
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