|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of Welwick House, Union Street|
An early 18th century brick mansion with various alterations. The house was a school during the early 19th century before housing the town museum from the mid 19th century onwards. After the collapse of St James' Workhouse in 1854 the house was used to shelter some of the workhouse inmates. The house was demolished in the late 20th century.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 6198 1953|
|Parish:||KING’S LYNN, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Dated 1743, but part may have been earlier. Good staircase. Late 18th century stair turret and 19th century additions.
Used in its history as school, temporary workhouse, and museum. Originally a mansion predating surrounding street plan. Now demolished.
Detailed history with (S1) in file.
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- MUSEUM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- SCHOOL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- WORKHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Publication: Ingleby, H.. 1924. The Treasures of Lynn. p 8. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Unpublished document: RCHM. 1964. RCHM Survey. |
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