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3, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7541 / 52°45'14"N

Longitude: 0.3934 / 0°23'36"E

OS Eastings: 561623

OS Northings: 320070

OS Grid: TF616200

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.B9J

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.01MH

Entry Name: 3, King Street

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195319

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384137

Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30

County: Norfolk

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

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Listing Text


KING'S LYNN

TF6120SE KING STREET
610-1/7/66 (West side)
01/12/51 No.3
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No 3 & Part of No 3 to North of
entrance passage)

GV II

House. Late C15 hall house, remodelled early C18, refronted
mid C18, split into flats late C20 when hall range demolished
(crown-post over hall now in Lynn Museum), hall range rebuilt
1989 as flats.
Red brick with yellow brick facade and slate roofs.
Usual L-plan form with entrance passage set to right. No.3A to
right of passage formerly part of this house.
Facade of 2 storeys in 5 bays. Entrance to passage via an
open-pedimented timber archway supported on engaged Ionic
columns. 4 sash windows to left with glazing bars and gauged
skewback arches, 3 similar windows to first floor and, over
the entrance, a wide Venetian window of mid C19 vintage. Wide
timber modillion eaves cornice and gabled roof. Tall internal
gable end stacks.
To rear is a 2-storey, 4-bay, early C18 red brick range.
Moulded platband between floors. 3 sashes and a door to ground
floor and 4 sashes to first floor. Door is to left, the sashes
late C18 replacements, with glazing bars and gauged skewback
arches. Gabled roof. 3 gabled dormers with casements.
Rear of street range with one similar sash to ground floor and
2 above. New range abutting to west.
INTERIOR. Very fine early C18 open string staircase to left of
entrance doorway. 3 barley-sugar balusters per tread, the
tread-ends carved. Ramped moulded handrail runs between square
newel stops, the stops supported by a cluster of 4 similar
balusters. Ramped, but plain, dado panelling to match.


Listing NGR: TF6162320069

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