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hugely interesting visit

We had the good fortune to have a tour of this property given by the owner. It was packed with... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2019
Joan W
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
All about the watchtower

This is not just a significant building in King's Lynn, it must rank amongst the most significant... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

We had the good fortune to have a tour of this property given by the owner. It was packed with information and anecdotes plus examples of the history of the house (I believe dates from 1280) It was the highlight of a few days spent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joan W
Reviewed September 13, 2018

This is not just a significant building in King's Lynn, it must rank amongst the most significant surviving Merchant's houses in the country. It is open only on special days but always the Heritage weekends in September, check out the websites for details. It has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

I have visited this house on more than one occasion and have found new things to view on each occasion. The Elizabethan tower gives a wonderful view of the of the river and the town. While the house is currently being very brought back to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Hilary G
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Visited with an Invitation to View group. This house just grows on you as you ascend from the ancient wine cellar through the house and up the tower for stunning views over the river and the town. Lots of surprises. But the best bit is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John G
Reviewed July 1, 2017

This is an outstanding house with a fascinating history that was told to us by the owner who happens to have been in charge of English Heritage and is a brilliant raconteur and historian. There is nothing he does not know about the history of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Mark D
Reviewed February 13, 2017

A small private residence with a turret type building which you can see the custom house and square and over to south lynn

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Samantha H
Reviewed September 11, 2016

This site was open free today as part of Kings Lynn's Heritage Open Day. As far as I know, a private viewing is the only other way to experience this property. The view from the tower was magnificent and there was also access to an...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank dk2401
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