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11, King's Quay Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9475 / 51°56'51"N

Longitude: 1.2876 / 1°17'15"E

OS Eastings: 626033

OS Northings: 232773

OS Grid: TM260327

Mapcode National: GBR VQK.VRQ

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.89KW

Entry Name: 11, King's Quay Street

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Last Amended: 18 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366545

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


609-1/2/70 (South West side)
20/06/72 No.11
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
incorporating former No.11 St
Austin's Lane)


House, now restaurant and flat over. Early C16 and early C19.
Timber-framed and ashlared render with gabled plain clay tile
roof. Main corner block is 3 storeys with attics and one
hipped roofed dormer central in NE roof slope.
EXTERIOR: painted timber modillioned cornice and central
canted bay window rises through upper 2 storeys with
double-hung sashes each with single vertical glazing bars.
Ground floor has C19 shop front with canted oriel bays,
painted plain fascia over central glazed door. South-east
flank elevation has black weatherboarding on 2nd floor and
gable and shop front on ground floor. Square rendered stack
astride ridge at NW gable. Adjoining to NW is a 2-storey C20
extension with clay machine-made gambrel roof, of interest
only in completing townscape.
St Austin's Lane frontage is of 2 differing eaves lines with
clay plain tiles and one gabled dormer. The lower section has
one double-hung sash with 2 vertical glazing bars, on each
floor and a simple door. Taller part has one double-hung sash
with moulded surround and single vertical glazing bar over C19
shop window with fascia, opening vent and central horizontal
glazing bar.
INTERIOR: St Austin's Lane range has c1500 timber-frame with
chamfered bridging joists, formerly arch-braced to wall posts.
On first floor this single bay of framing has studs and
tie-beams exposed. SW wall of this room reveals timber-framed
wall of former adjoining property with studwork, tie-beam,
jowled posts and blocked diamond mullioned window. The
ground-floor rear wall has blocked door opening with 4-centred
arched head. Fireplace on ground floor of main block has part
of mantel beam with numerous scratched marks. First floor has
reused cambered late C16 mantel beam with simple crenellations
and delicately moulded lower edge.

Listing NGR: TM2603332773

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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