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26, King's Quay Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9455 / 51°56'43"N

Longitude: 1.2891 / 1°17'20"E

OS Eastings: 626142

OS Northings: 232554

OS Grid: TM261325

Mapcode National: GBR VQK.W6C

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.9CBF

Plus Code: 9F33W7WQ+5J

Entry Name: 26, King's Quay Street

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Last Amended: 18 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187907

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366550

ID on this website: 101187907

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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609-1/2/74 (South West side)
20/06/72 No.26
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Nos.25-27 (Consecutive))


House. Late C18 and possibly earlier. Timber-framed with red
Flemish-bond brick front and gabled clay plain tile roof. 2
storeys with attics and cellars.
EXTERIOR: front has one flat-roofed dormer with a 2-light
casement behind plain parapet. First floor has square C19
tripartite double-hung sash window in moulded surround, in old
opening with rubbed brick flat arch. Either side there are
blind window recesses with similar flat brick arches. Ground
floor has one similar tripartite window, blind window recess
and doorcase with flat hood. Recessed 6-panel door with
raised-and-fielded panels, flank of recess also panelled.
Flat-roofed belvedere on roof and large stack on ridgeline
shared with No.25 (qv).
3-storey early C19 extension on rear with low pitched Welsh
slate roof, SW gable in brick and 2 upper floors of black
weatherboarding with a square small-paned double-hung sash on
each floor. Ground floor is recessed.
INTERIOR: very complete interior of late C18 with panelled
entrance corridor partition. Front room has simple cornice and
fitted cupboards with serpentine shelves. Fireplace and a
number of reeded architraves with flower motif. Ground floor
of rear extension has 2 fireplace flank recesses with
segmental reeded arches and reeded bowed shelves. Timber frame
part exposed of softwood. Tight winder staircase with turned

Listing NGR: TM2614232554

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