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Alma Inn (Part)

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9475 / 51°56'51"N

Longitude: 1.2866 / 1°17'11"E

OS Eastings: 625962

OS Northings: 232772

OS Grid: TM259327

Mapcode National: GBR VQK.VGP

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.890W

Entry Name: Alma Inn (Part)

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366535

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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Listing Text


609-1/1/63 (North East side)
20/06/72 No.25
Alma Inn (part)


Public house, early to mid C16 and C19. Timber-framed and
pebbledashed with clay plain tile roofs.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics. Front has timber parapet and,
on first floor a tripartite and canted oriel bay window with
double-hung sash windows with small square panes. Ground floor
is of 5 bays with pilaster piers, a double door, 2 single
doors and 2 bays of windows. Stallrisers and lower part of
doors have raised-and-fielded panels. Continuous fascia
between console stops. All window and door glass is etched.
Rear elevation to yard has black glazed pantiles and
flat-roofed dormer. Here frame is exposed showing C16 original
brick nogging infill and 2 frieze windows of moulded mullions.
Short bay to the NW has black tarred weatherboarding. Rear
ground floor has part Welsh slate, part patent glazed
single-storey extension.
To the rear at right-angles is a 2-storey timber-framed
extension linking with Eastgate Street range (qv). This is
rendered with Welsh slate roof and C19 double-hung sash
windows with small panes. Large stack penetrates roof and
ground floor is recessed to allow through route.
INTERIOR: main block is 2 bays of elaborately moulded
timber-framing some exposed. Moulded bridging joists and spine
beams, formerly jettied to street. Upper floor has jowled post
and part of central tie beam exposed with mortice for missing
tie beam brace. North wall has remains of contemporary stack,
hearth now forming cupboard with reused mantel beams. Framing
in NW wall appears 'open'. Roof rebuilt and some suggestions
for the loss of a 3rd wall.

Listing NGR: TM2596232772

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