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12a, St Austin's Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9473 / 51°56'50"N

Longitude: 1.2879 / 1°17'16"E

OS Eastings: 626055

OS Northings: 232752

OS Grid: TM260327

Mapcode National: GBR VQK.VVC

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.8BQ1

Plus Code: 9F33W7WQ+W5

Entry Name: 12a, St Austin's Lane

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366615

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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609-1/2/102 (North West side)
20/06/72 No.12A


House. C16 or earlier. Timber-framed with textured render over
brick on front. Gabled clay plain tile roof as continuation of
No.13 (qv). 2 storeys with attics and with 'L' plan C20
flat-roofed rear extension.
EXTERIOR: front has C20 flat-roofed dormer with plain wide
casements behind parapet. First floor has one, off-centre,
double-hung sash window with small panes. Ground floor has C19
shop front with end consoles, now infilled with C20 door and
3-light window. The front door incorporates part of C18 glazed
door with old bull's eye glass. One bay of a C16 or earlier
timber-frame, raised in the C18 or early C19.
INTERIOR: SW flank has substantial tie-beam and suggestions of
a steep arch brace under plaster. At the far end of this wall
is a narrow arch-headed door (C16 insertion?) which gave
access to staircase in No.13 (qv). On rear wall an early C17
wood-burning fireplace with wide but truncated cambered mantel
beam, framed and pegged into a wall post. On first floor
remains of 3-light diamond mullioned window. One recessed wall
stud is C13 with notched lapped mortice. Raised upper part has
pine timber-frame, chamfered with lamb's tongue stopped
chamfers. Roof is contemporary with fully framed purlins.

Listing NGR: TM2605532752

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