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16a and 16b, King's Head Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9472 / 51°56'49"N

Longitude: 1.2864 / 1°17'11"E

OS Eastings: 625954

OS Northings: 232735

OS Grid: TM259327

Mapcode National: GBR VQK.VFJ

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.7BY4

Plus Code: 9F33W7WP+VH

Entry Name: 16a and 16b, King's Head Street

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366529

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

TM2532NE KING'S HEAD STREET
609-1/1/53 (South West side)
25/09/51 Nos.16A AND 16B

GV II

House, now 2 dwellings. Mid C18. Red Flemish-bond brickwork
and gabled concrete plain tile roof. 2 storeys, attics and
cellars. 2 hipped dormers behind plain parapet and this and
upper part of frontage rebuilt. Very small central ridgeline
stack. First floor has 5 flush double-hung sash windows with
small panes, rubbed brick arches and recessed aprons. Raised
string bands below parapet and between floors. Ground floor
has 4 flush similar double-hung sashes and off-centre
pedimented doorcase within fluted Doric pilasters, pulvinated
frieze and 2 stone steps. Door is slightly recessed with
panelled flanks and has 6 panels, the top 2 glazed. Former
yard entrance now door to No.16A has segmental brick arch.
High black plinth with rectangular glazed cellar lights, one
with cast-iron decorative grille.
INTERIOR: substantial oak spine beams and bridging joists
forming central stack bay. Cellar has segmental-arched
recesses and bridging joists and joists chamfered with lamb's
tongue stops. Probably all of one build.


Listing NGR: TM2595432735

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

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