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Dovercourt Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9275 / 51°55'38"N

Longitude: 1.2646 / 1°15'52"E

OS Eastings: 624554

OS Northings: 230475

OS Grid: TM245304

Mapcode National: GBR VQX.2K3

Mapcode Global: VHLCF.VTX8

Entry Name: Dovercourt Hall

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366520

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


TM2430 HALL LANE, Dovercourt
609-1/10/159 (North East side)
20/06/72 Dovercourt Hall


House. Early and late C17. Timber-framed and rendered with
some black weatherboarding, red brick and exposed framing.
Clay plain tile gabled roofs with strips of machine-made clay
tile. Two storeys with attics and 'L' plan form.
EXTERIOR: front consists of west elevation of main range and
western gable end of an earlier range extending east-west. The
roof of main block has 3 hipped dormer, each with 2-light C19
casement with central horizontal glazing bars. This face has
an exposed late C17 timber frame and moulded eaves cornice.
First floor has 2 square flush C19 double-hung sash windows
with small panes and small central double-hung sash with plain
glass. Ground floor has 2 similar double-hung sashes with
small panes. Central C19 red Flemish-bond brick enclosed porch
with gabled clay plain tile roof, C19 cusped bargeboards and
semicircular-headed arched doorway.
The west elevation of earlier block is rendered with black
weatherboarded gable and a C20 small paned 2-light casement on
each floor. The south elevation of main range is of principal
interest and is of red brick with parapet and tumble-back
courses and stumpy finial termination. Base of parapet has
moulded brick corbels and raised string band below gable.
Flush central C19 double-hung sashes on each floor with small
panes and rendered flat heads. North party wall with earlier
block is also of brick. Central ridgeline stacks on each block
and single-storey rear extension with catslide roof. Northern
wing has red brick rear wall and black weatherboarded rear
INTERIOR: main range is of late C17 timber-framing of 5 bays
with central stack/baffle entry. Earlier range is of 3 bays
with central stack. Framing is exposed within renovated main
(RCHME: Essex NE: London: 1922-: 86 (5)).

Listing NGR: TM2455430475

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