Westgate House

15 Oct 2000
Westgate House, 42 Chapel Street, Kings Lynn, Kings Lynn And West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30 1EF
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TF6120SE CHAPEL STREET 610-1/7/31 (East side) 01/12/51 No.42 Westgate House


House, now offices. Early C18 with an early C19 facade. Brown brick with red brick returns. Slate roof, plain tiled to rear wing. 2-storey asymmetrical facade. Central panelled door within panelled reveals and below a 4-vaned fanlight. Doorcase of engaged fluted Tuscan columns supporting an open pediment. One wide sash window left and right with glazing bars and gauged skewback arches. To extreme left is a pedestrian doorway below a blind first-floor window. 4 horned sashes to remainder of first floor. Modillion timber eaves cornice below gabled roof, which has 2 distinct pitches, the southern higher. Ridge stack at division of pitches, internal south gable-end stack and an added external stack to the north gable. Original gable-line of early C18 house is apparent here, of one storey, probably with a dormer attic To rear on south side is a 2-storey plain tiled block; sash windows with glazing bars; stack on rear roof slope to south.

Listing NGR: TF6184420318


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0272 IOE Records taken by Graham Brown; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Graham Brown. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Brown, Graham

Rights Holder: Brown, Graham


Brick, Slate, Tile, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling