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Pictures From Kings Lynn

 

Kings Lynn is rich in historic architecture that has survived from the medieval period

here are just a few sights of Kings Lynn today that reflects its past

 

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All Saints Church to be found off All Saints Street is the oldest surviving church in Kings Lynn 

You Can Visit All Saints Church on www.allsaintskingslynn.org.uk plus others in Kings Lynn on Norfolk Churches

 

 

Visit All Saints Church at www.allsaintskingslynn.org.uk

 

See Also Churches and Religious Meeting Places in Kings Lynn

 

 

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Greenland Fisheries now the HQ of the Conservative Party in Kings Lynn, used to be associated with the whaling industry and in its time has also been a public House situated in All Saints Street just of the Mill Fleet it reflects the riverside Architecture of Yesteryears

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Granaries are part of the old riverfront when the Mill Fleet then an open river connected the Gaywood River to the Great Ouse. Instead of Warehousing the Granaries have today been converted into flats and offices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Courtyard at Hampton Court in Nelson Street Kings Lynn, Hampton Court used to be the home of wealthy maritime traders perfectly restored to its original architecture Hampton Court is now residential and split up into much sort after flats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This view taken from the Saturday Market place towards Nelson  Street with the front of St Margaret's Church depicts the beauty of the old town in Kings Lynn

 

 You can Visit St Margret's Church on Norfolk Churches St Margrets Church 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Guildhall of St George on the left of the picture over looks the Saturday Market place, more commonly known as the Town Hall used to house both the local Jail and Magistrates Court along with town council. 

 

 

The Boal Quay in Kings Lynn in more recent years has been restored, warehouses and merchants residents have been restored and put to good use, whilst one part of the quay is still functional loading grain ships. it displays an excellent array of the towns architectural history. Left front of the Photograph is the "Green Quay" Cafe - Discovery Centre & Exhibition

 

 

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At the Purfleet end of the Boal Quay stand the Customs House used today as a Tourist Information Centre, the statue in the foreground is Captain Vancouver who originated from Kings Lynn and founded Vancouver in Canada whilst trying to look for a North West Passage across America

 

 

 

   

Visit Kings Lynn an Ideal Tourist Centre for East Anglia  A visitors guide to Kings Lynn

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