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The Hanover Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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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

Plus Code: 9F33W7WQ+6H

Entry Name: The Hanover Public House

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Last Amended: 18 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187889

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366504

Also known as: The Hanover Inn, Harwich
Hanover Inn

ID on this website: 101187889

Location: Harwich, Tendring, Essex, CO12

County: Essex

District: Tendring

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

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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
brickwork overlaying.

Listing NGR: TM2613232557

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