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Latitude: 52.9404 / 52°56'25"N
Longitude: 0.4882 / 0°29'17"E
OS Eastings: 567303
OS Northings: 341008
OS Grid: TF673410
Mapcode National: GBR P2V.Q82
Mapcode Global: WHKPF.GCQ5
Entry Name: Golden Lion Hotel
Listing Date: 20 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1342241
English Heritage Legacy ID: 221214
Location: Hunstanton, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE36
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Civil Parish: Hunstanton
Built-Up Area: Hunstanton
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Hunstanton St Edmund
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TF 64 SE HUNSTANTON THE GREEN
Golden Lion Hotel.
Hotel, formerly the Royal Hotel. C.1850, preceding the development of New
Hunstanton by the Le Stranges of Hunstanton Hall. Probably by William Butter-
field, the friend of Henry Le Strange and architect for New Hunstanton from
1862. Squared carstone laid in random courses,stone dressings tiled roof.
"L" plan, 2 storeys with attics. High Victorian Tudor Gothic. To Green a
2 gable facade with cross wing,details and forms picturesquely varied. East
gable with projecting stone roofed ground floor bow with stone mullioned and
transomed cross window. First floor one 4-light cross window with Gothic
arched heads, attic with one 2-light casement. 2 storey wing to east is a
C20 addition. Cross wing with off axis gabled porch with pointed arch
entrance. Ground floor to east has one arched single light mullioned casement
and one triple light arched headed cross window, first floor has one single
light and 2 3-light straight headed cross windows, attic has 2 gabled dormers.
West gable blank except for single ground floor casement, and externally
expressed chimney breast and stack. Long returned north wing 2 storeys with
attics with attached C20 flat roofed ground floor extension.
Listing NGR: TF6730341008
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