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21, King's Head Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9474 / 51°56'50"N

Longitude: 1.2861 / 1°17'10"E

OS Eastings: 625932

OS Northings: 232756

OS Grid: TM259327

Mapcode National: GBR VQK.V9K

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.79SZ

Plus Code: 9F33W7WP+XF

Entry Name: 21, King's Head Street

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298487

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366533

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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609-1/1/57 (South West side)
25/09/51 No.21


House. Mid C16. Timber-framed and plastered with gabled plain
clay tile roofs. 2 storeys and attics with long wall jetty on
2 exposed jetty brackets. Front has 2 surprisingly low-pitched
linked gables and, on the first floor, 2 double-hung sash
windows, small panes and moulded surrounds. 2 similar, but
wider, windows on ground floor, one each side of a C19
six-panel door. At the north-west end of the facade is an
opening with C20 wrought iron gate to rear yard and No.21A
(qv). Parallel range to rear of 2 storeys with clay plain tile
gambrel roof.
INTERIOR: reveals a single continuous stop-chamfered spine
beam and evenly studded south-eastern flank wall. On first
floor, top plates and front tie-beam are partially exposed.
Roofs of gables renewed.
HISTORICAL NOTE: said to be house of Christopher Jones, Master
of the 'Mayflower'.
(RCHME: Essex NE: London: 1922-: 136 (21)).

Listing NGR: TM2593232756

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