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CRESCENT HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CRESCENT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1125935

Location

CRESCENT HOUSE, TOWN STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Upwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1978

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48170

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TF 50 SW UPWELL TOWN STREET 16/108 (West Side)

18.1.78 Crescent House

II*

House, c.1620-40 with early C18 facade. Red brick with paler bricks, tuck pointed, to C18 facade. Parapetted roof of slate with moulded modillion cornice. Two ridge stacks, one with two and the other with four shafts set diagonally. Original plan of two parallel linked ranges with gable ends to road. Three storeys. Stone sills and gauged brick arches to five recessed hung sashes of twelve panes each. The third storey windows are smaller and of only six panes, and three of the windows are blind. Central doorway with doorcase of engaged Ionic columns with pulvinated frieze carved with Greek garland motif. Door and reveals of raised and fielded panels. One gable end to rear has an original label to an attic window, and a similar larger label to a blocked window at first floor, both of cut brick with return stops. Interior. One first floor room lined with bolection moulded and raised and fielded panelling in two heights with moulded cornice and dado. Bolection moulded fireplace surround. One ground floor room is also panelled. Fine c.1640 closed-string staircase of five flights. Turned balusters, and moulded rail with square newel posts. One first floor room has ovolo moulding to a cross-frame casement, now blocked.

Listing NGR: TF5027802762

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National Grid Reference: TF 50278 02762

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