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Pound Farmhouse and Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9337 / 51°56'1"N

Longitude: 1.2574 / 1°15'26"E

OS Eastings: 624026

OS Northings: 231140

OS Grid: TM240311

Mapcode National: GBR VQQ.LQS

Mapcode Global: VHLCF.RN3J

Entry Name: Pound Farmhouse and Outbuilding

Listing Date: 30 June 1964

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366598

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


TM2431 MAIN ROAD, Dovercourt
609-1/6/188 (North side)
30/06/64 Pound Farmhouse and outbuilding


Farmhouse. Mid to late C17 and early C19. Timber-framed and
plastered and encased on front and W flank in red Flemish-bond
brickwork. Hipped clay plain tile roof with small off-centre
ridgeline stack. 2 storeys with attics.
EXTERIOR: front has 2 hipped dormers with 6-pane double-hung
sash windows. Moulded brick coved eaves and, on first floor, 4
flush double-hung sash windows with small panes and moulded
Ground floor has 3 similar windows with segmental-arched heads
and a blocked window opening. Central doorcase has flat hood,
reeded pilasters and architrave and reeded consoles. The C20
oak door is slightly recessed with 3 flush panels on flanks.
Sun fire insurance mark over door. East elevation has 2
double-hung sash windows with small panes on first floor, a
gabled dormer, pair of early C19 French windows each of 8
panes and flat-roofed C20 porch/greenhouse.
Parallel rear range, 2 storeys and timber-framed and rendered
with 2 roofs, one hipped and one low pitched and gabled, both
of peg tiles. Tall rear wall stack with pantiled lean-to
adjuncts. The W gable has one first floor double-hung sash
with small panes and one small square double-hung window, with
small panes on ground floor.
A small yard, paved with bricks and cobbles and enclosed by
low walls extends to north and is bounded by an C18 part
timber-framed, part brick outhouse with gabled machine-made
clay plain tile roof. This has black weatherboarded east end
and contains sink, boiler and oven with cast-iron door served
by stack inside west gable end.
INTERIOR: 2 markedly unequal bays of elm timber-framing with
lamb's tongue stopped chamfers. Off-centre stack bay with C20
staircase. Early C19 reeded door architraves, reeded fireplace
and reeded dado rails. A number of old doors with L-hinges.
Stack on rear has tunnel under.
(RCHME: Essex NE: London: 1922-: 86 (3)).

Listing NGR: TM2402631140

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