Framingham's Almshouses / Framingham's Hospital

17 Oct 2000
Framingham's Almshouses, 1-12 London Road, Kings Lynn, Kings Lynn And West Norfolk, Norfolk
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Framingham's Hospital, St James' Road, Kings Lynn, Kings Lynn And West Norfolk, Norfolk
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TF6219NW ST JAMES' ROAD 610-1/10/133 Framingham's Hospital 07/06/72 (Formerly Listed as: LONDON ROAD (East side) Nos.1-12 (Consecutive) Framingham's Almshouses)


Almshouses. 1846-48, by Sharman of Spalding. Red brick with stone dressings. Cut slate roofs. 3 blocks arranged as a courtyard and linked by short crenellated walls with doorways.

Centre block is single-storeyed with a large projecting central gable articulated by diagonal buttresses terminating in finials. Central arched door flanked by a cinquefoiled light right and left, all under square hoods on label stops. 2 cinquefoiled lights in gable under a 4-centred arch. Either side are one arched doorway under a square hood, each flanked by a 2-light arched casement, also with hoods on labels. Stone quoins and eaves cornice. Gabled roof with 4 ridge stacks, each with twin decorated flues. North and south blocks are reduced versions of the same design: central gable is lower, does not project and has no doorway; west gable ends have polygonal corner turrets with tall finials and the west gable walls have one crenellated oriel each. 5 ridge stacks each.

Listing NGR: TF6219519699


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, Stone, Victorian Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Domestic, Residential Building