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Latitude: 51.9464 / 51°56'47"N
Longitude: 1.2869 / 1°17'12"E
OS Eastings: 625990
OS Northings: 232652
OS Grid: TM259326
Mapcode National: GBR VQK.VKN
Mapcode Global: VHLCG.8B6Q
Entry Name: 26, Church Street
Listing Date: 20 June 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187883
English Heritage Legacy ID: 366481
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 CHURCH STREET
609-1/1/14 (South West side)
Trinity House dormitory, former house, c1500 and late C16.
Timber-framed with rendered brick front and roofs or concrete
pantiles with 2 markedly differing ridge lines.
PLAN: 2 storeys with long rear extension with gabled peg-tile
roof and short parallel 2-storey range with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: front has parapet and raised band above first-floor
window heads. 3 double-hung sash windows with small panes and
blind window screen on first floor. Ground floor has 2 similar
windows, a garage door and recessed entrance with 6-panel
door. Early C19 moulded architrave and flat hood. Passage door
with 4 panels and fanlight. Flanks of rear extension have C20
pargeting, possibly a replica of former fragment. One half of
frontage range is one bay of a long wall jetty house of late
C15 or early C16. One flank truss is closed but with former
central door opening on first floor. Other flank was 'open'
with arch braces to tie beams. Roof was of crown post type and
may survive in part.
To rear, at right-angles, is late C16 two-storey timber frame
and 3 bays, formerly jettied at W end with framed bressumer of
one large quadrant moulding.
INTERIOR: the W bay formed one small chamber on each floor and
upper has curious internal wall bracing, curving up from wall
posts and then down to stop at a stud. 'Tye' beams are tenoned
into top plates and substantially contemporary roof with
simple collar rafter couples. One frieze window of 3 lights
survives on flank wall of larger first-floor chamber. Entrance
hall has early C19 arch on shaped corbels with dentilled
Listing NGR: TM2599032652
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