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The British Flag Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9461 / 51°56'45"N

Longitude: 1.287 / 1°17'13"E

OS Eastings: 625998

OS Northings: 232610

OS Grid: TM259326

Mapcode National: GBR VQK.VM2

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.8C70

Entry Name: The British Flag Public House

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187949

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366664

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


609-1/1/151 (North East side)
20/06/72 The British Flag Public House


Public house and flat. Late C18 or early C19. Red Flemish-bond
brick front and clay plain tile gabled roof to front range. 2
storeys, attics and cellars and of 'L' plan form.
EXTERIOR: front has 2 flat-roofed dormers with 2-light small
paned casements. Boxed and eaves cornice gutter and 2 flush
square double-hung sash windows with small panes and moulded
surrounds on first floor each with slightly curved rubbed
brick arches. Ground floor has C19 public house front with
canted-out fascia and blindbox. One shop window-like element
with projecting fascia and 2 lights. Adjoining glazed entrance
door with thin reeded jambs and raised-and-fielded panel in
lower half. Southern part of facade has a C20 window and
window/door unit similar to above.
The Currents Lane elevation is pebbledashed and of 2 storeys
with clay pantiled roof and large central ridgeline stack.
Beyond this a painted brick former cottage with Welsh slate
roof, gabled to NE and hipped to SW. This has central door
opening with rectangular fanlight and segmental-arched head
and 2 recessed double-hung sash windows with single vertical
glazing bar on first floor.

Listing NGR: TM2599832610

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