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5 and 6, Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9467 / 51°56'48"N

Longitude: 1.2879 / 1°17'16"E

OS Eastings: 626057

OS Northings: 232688

OS Grid: TM260326

Mapcode National: GBR VQK.VVL

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.8BQH

Entry Name: 5 and 6, Market Street

Listing Date: 18 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366604

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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Listing Text


HARWICH

TM2632NW MARKET STREET
609-1/2/96 (South East side)
Nos.5 AND 6

GV II

Shop. Mid/late C16. Timber-framed and rendered with gabled
concrete interlocking tile roof. 2 storeys with attics. Front
has stump of rendered, central ridgeline stack and 2 hipped
roofed dormers with 2-light casements. First floor has two C20
double-hung sash windows with 2 vertical glazing bars and a
blind window recess. C19 shop front with central canted
recessed entrance, cast-iron ventilators over shop front and
fascia with consoles at each end.
INTERIOR: 2-storey C16 timber frame of 2 equal bays and
unjettied. Wall bracing of Colchester type, in NE gable and
central end tie beam with wavy arch braces and unusual
nailed-on studs. This wall represents an unusually early
example of 'economy' carpentry with lower half of studs halved
under braces. Roof was of side purlin-type later raised.
Joists are stop-chamfered with soffit tenons and there are
remains of 2 windows in rear wall, one with ovolo mullions and
ancient leaded light glazing in situ with diamond panes nailed
to mullions.


Listing NGR: TM2605732688

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