139 King Street

30 May 2000
139 King Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2PQ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TG5207SE KING STREET 839-1/16/74 (West side) 27/06/53 No.139


House and shop. Early C17, remodelled mid C18 and later. Colourwashed brick. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 3-window range. C20 shop front projects.

6-panelled door to left under a plain overlight. First floor with three 6/6 unhorned sashes set within flush frames and under gauged skewback arches. Platband at second floor. 3 similar second-floor sashes except glazing bars are of 3/6 pattern. Parapet, with another platband, conceals roof. 3-storey cross-wing to rear with a rendered west gable-end and a truncated internal stack. 6/6 unhorned sashes and multi-paned fixed windows of C19 origin. INTERIOR: cellar has a former fireplace to west end. Ground floor front area formerly 3 rooms, now a shop. Sunk-quadrant bridging beams with jewelled tongue stops. Rear room with an C18 cornice. Early C17 closed-string staircase rises to attic: bulbous turned balusters, square newel posts with ball finials and moulded handrail. First-floor front room formerly 2 rooms, the north one with large-framed and fielded C18 panelling. C19 marble fireplace with cupboards either side. Cross-wing with a sunk-quadrant bridging beam with a jewelled tongue stop, and a similarly embellished wall plate. Roof replaced mid C18: front range of principals, 2 tiers of staggered butt purlins and collars.

Listing NGR: TG5259607265


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0774 IOE Records taken by Nigel Gallant; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Nigel Gallant. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Gallant, Nigel

Rights Holder: Gallant, Nigel


Brick, Render, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument (By Form), Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling, Shop, Commercial