Bank Chambers

Date:
30 Jun 2001
Location:
Bank Chambers, 23 Tuesday Market Place, Kings Lynn, Kings Lynn And West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30 1JR
Reference:
IOE01/07473/11
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

KING'S LYNN

TF6120SE TUESDAY MARKET PLACE 610-1/7/272 (South side) 01/12/51 No.23 Bank Chambers

GV II

Offices. Late C17, reworked mid C18, facade early C19. Brick with ashlar facade, plain tiled roof. Double-pile plan. 3 storeys in 5 bays. Central C20 door with Tuscan engaged columns right and left. All windows are C20 sashes, those to ground floor are separated by Doric pilasters. Above them is a continuous metope frieze and, over door, a pediment. Windows above with shouldered and eared architraves, those to first floor with hoods and projecting sills. Balustraded parapet. 2 parallel hipped roofs, the rear one with C20 plaintiles. INTERIOR. In rear pile is a large-framed C18 stair well with an open string staircase: 2 turned balusters with bobbins to each tread. Ramped and wreathed mahogany handrail. Egg-and-dart cornice to well below ovolo dentils. Ground-floor rear room with a double-scrolled overmantel carrying an open pediment. On first-floor landing pedimented doorways with shouldered architraves open to right and left via panelled doors. More modest staircase continues to second floor but still within large-framed panelled stairwell. First-floor south room with late C17 small-framed panelling and a chimneypiece with fluted pilasters. Principal first-floor room (to north) with mid C18 large-framed panelling. Roofs of clasped purlins, collars and rafters.

Listing NGR: TF6167020254

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Brown_Graham IOE Records for Brown, Graham; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Graham Brown. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Brown, Graham

Rights Holder: Brown, Graham

Keywords

Ashlar, Brick, Tile, Stuart Office, Unassigned, Building