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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1298487
English Heritage Legacy ID: 366533
Location: Harwich, Tendring, Essex, CO12
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
TM2532NE KING'S HEAD STREET
609-1/1/57 (South West side)
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
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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