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2a, King's Head Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9464 / 51°56'46"N

Longitude: 1.288 / 1°17'16"E

OS Eastings: 626068

OS Northings: 232650

OS Grid: TM260326

Mapcode National: GBR VQK.VWZ

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.8BSR

Entry Name: 2a, King's Head Street

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366525

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


609-1/2/49 (South West side)
20/06/72 No.2A


House. Late C17 and late C18. Timber-framed and plastered with
red Flemish-bond brick front. Asymmetrical clay pantile roof
with gables and Suffolk very boards. Gabled pantiled rear
staircase tower and further extension with C20 concrete
INTERIOR: 2 storeys and low attic storey part in roof. Front
has parapet with coping stepping up to centre. Second floor
has 3 horizontal proportioned attic windows with recessed
double-hung sashes and small panes under flat rubbed brick
arches. First floor has one square double-hung sash with
square panes each side of central blind window all with flat
rubbled brick arches. Ground floor has 2 similar, but deeper,
windows and central doorcase with moulded architrave, reeded
frieze and flat door hood. Door recessed with flush panelled
flanks with 2 glazed lights over 4 flush panels each with
reeded frames. Late C17 timber-frame with principal members
chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. 2 equal bays and central
narrow stack/staircase bay, stack now gone.
INTERIOR: winder stair in stair tower has heavy turned
balusters. One rear frame post has jowl-like head with bold
cyma profile.

Listing NGR: TM2606832650

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