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Latitude: 51.9455 / 51°56'43"N
Longitude: 1.2889 / 1°17'20"E
OS Eastings: 626132
OS Northings: 232557
OS Grid: TM261325
Mapcode National: GBR VQK.W52
Mapcode Global: VHLCG.9C7D
Entry Name: The Hanover Public House
Listing Date: 20 June 1972
Last Amended: 18 April 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187889
English Heritage Legacy ID: 366504
Location: Harwich, Tendring, Essex, CO12
Civil Parish: Harwich
Built-Up Area: Harwich
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: The Harwich Peninsula
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TM2632NW CHURCH STREET
609-1/2/37 (North East side)
20/06/72 The Hanover Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
(North East side)
The Hanover Inn)
Public house, former house. Late C18 and early C19. Brick
partly painted and partly rendered with hipped Welsh slate
PLAN: 3 storeys and cellars and of 'U' plan form. Two
ridgeline stacks with gault dressings.
EXTERIOR: front has, on second floor, 3 flush double-hung sash
windows with central vertical glazing bars. First floor has 2
similar deeper windows and central blind window. Raised band
at second-floor level returning down NW flank where there is
second similar band above ground-floor level.
Ground floor has C19 public house front with fascia, console
end stops and 2 bands of windows with elliptical heads to each
light and central transoms. Central entrance (now blocked) has
door of raised-and-fielded panels. Samll entrance door on left
of facade. Exposed NW flank has 3 double-hung sash windows
with central glazing bars on second floor and small paned,
tripartite double-hung sash on first floor.
2-storey red Flemish-bond brick extension to rear with gabled
plain tile roof, ridgeline stack and 2 double-hung sash
windows with small panes on first floor. Further 2-storey
extension to SE of this of painted render.
INTERIOR: the rear arch of the entrance passage survives, from
earlier dwelling with keystone and panelled pilasters. Also of
this build is an open-well C18 staircase with turned balusters
and pulvinated string rising in gabled rear staircase tower,
exposed on the rear. First-floor room has simple cornices and
panelling and part of ceiling has 2 plaster fleurs-de-lys
(copies of C17 version?).
Access to rear of public house is via alley into King's Quay
Street and under oversailing floor of No.25 King's Quay Street
(qv). The adjoining NW wall is partly of septaria with later
Listing NGR: TM2613232557
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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