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31, Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9468 / 51°56'48"N

Longitude: 1.2863 / 1°17'10"E

OS Eastings: 625945

OS Northings: 232690

OS Grid: TM259326

Mapcode National: GBR VQK.VC2

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.7BVF

Plus Code: 9F33W7WP+PG

Entry Name: 31, Church Street

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366482

Location: Harwich, Tendring, Essex, CO12

County: Essex

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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609-1/1/15 (South West side)
20/06/72 No.31


House, now wine bar and lettable rooms. C16 and late C18.
Timber-framed with red Flemish-bond brick front, gabled
machine-made clay plain tile roof. 2 storeys with attics and
parallel, 2-storey gambrel roofed and rendered range on rear.
EXTERIOR: front has 3 flat-roofed dormers with casements
behind plain parapet. First-floor 3-window range of recessed
double-hung sashes with small panes and flat rubbed brick
arches. Ground floor has central semicircular-arched door
opening and fanlight with curved subdivisions. On one side is
C20 imitation early C19 shop front with pilasters, large panes
and flat cornice hood. To the NE is a matching double-hung
sash. Black tarred plinth, moulded brick coping and cast-iron
inset boot scraper.
INTERIOR: 2 bays of long-wall jetty type C16 timber-framing,
probably representing hall/chamber and solar/service. Plain
oak joists with soffit tenons and diminished haunches into
very deep, flat chamfered spine beams. Exposed framing on
first floor and attic floor bridging joists, one oak, one pine
with quadrant-moulded chamfers. Remnants of former crown post
with 2 posts and length of collar purlin (braces missings).

Listing NGR: TM2594532690

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