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Latitude: 51.9477 / 51°56'51"N
Longitude: 1.2861 / 1°17'10"E
OS Eastings: 625930
OS Northings: 232796
OS Grid: TM259327
Mapcode National: GBR VQK.V9F
Mapcode Global: VHLCG.79SP
Entry Name: Pier Hotel
Listing Date: 17 August 1964
Last Amended: 18 April 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187933
English Heritage Legacy ID: 366623
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 THE QUAY
609-1/1/108 (South East side)
17/08/64 Pier Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
Hotel and restaurant. Mid C19. Brick covered in Roman cement
with roof of concrete pantiles, gabled to SW, hipped on NE and
returning to gable at SE end. 3 storeys with belvedere and
square plan form. Belvedere of unequal octagon plan with
concrete pantile roof rising to iron finial. Consoles and
part-consoles on exposed front corners.
EXTERIOR: NW front face has 2 coupled double-hung sash windows
with moulded semicircular heads and circle motif above.
North-east and SW flanks have one similar window. Modillioned
cornice and main front of 3 wide bays with rusticated banded
pilasters. Second floor has C20 aluminium windows with raised
surrounds and moulded band at floor level. First floor has, on
each outer bay, paired C20 aluminium French window with linked
upcurving 'Baroque' entablatures.
Central bay has central window with segmental moulded arch and
keystone and 'Pier Hotel' in sans serif letters. Full width
balcony with elegant cast-iron handrail. Ground floor has
central arched entrance and unaltered right-hand bay has
tripartite subdivision of pilasters with semicircular windows
with 3 linked windows in central part.
The left bay has C20 simplification with coupled arch-headed
windows in centre. At time of survey projecting plastic
canopies either side of entrance. The return flank to NE is of
ashlared render with 4 double-hung sash windows on first and
second floor, corner banded strip pilasters and double
arch-headed windows on ground floor with small painted timber
Listing NGR: TM2593032796
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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