The Hanover Public House / The Hanover Inn

10 Apr 2006
The Hanover Public House, Church Street, Harwich, Tendring, Essex, CO12 3DR
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The Hanover Inn, Church Street, Harwich, Tendring, Essex, CO12 3DR
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TM2632NW CHURCH STREET 609-1/2/37 (North East side) 20/06/72 The Hanover Public House (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STREET (North East side) The Hanover Inn)


Public house, former house. Late C18 and early C19. Brick partly painted and partly rendered with hipped Welsh slate roof. PLAN: 3 storeys and cellars and of 'U' plan form. Two ridgeline stacks with gault dressings. EXTERIOR: front has, on second floor, 3 flush double-hung sash windows with central vertical glazing bars. First floor has 2 similar deeper windows and central blind window. Raised band at second-floor level returning down NW flank where there is second similar band above ground-floor level. Ground floor has C19 public house front with fascia, console end stops and 2 bands of windows with elliptical heads to each light and central transoms. Central entrance (now blocked) has door of raised-and-fielded panels. Samll entrance door on left of facade. Exposed NW flank has 3 double-hung sash windows with central glazing bars on second floor and small paned, tripartite double-hung sash on first floor. 2-storey red Flemish-bond brick extension to rear with gabled plain tile roof, ridgeline stack and 2 double-hung sash windows with small panes on first floor. Further 2-storey extension to SE of this of painted render. INTERIOR: the rear arch of the entrance passage survives, from earlier dwelling with keystone and panelled pilasters. Also of this build is an open-well C18 staircase with turned balusters and pulvinated string rising in gabled rear staircase tower, exposed on the rear. First-floor room has simple cornices and panelling and part of ceiling has 2 plaster fleurs-de-lys (copies of C17 version?). Access to rear of public house is via alley into King's Quay Street and under oversailing floor of No.25 King's Quay Street (qv). The adjoining NW wall is partly of septaria with later brickwork overlaying.

Listing NGR: TM2613232557


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2237 IOE Records taken by Wilfred N Winder; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Wilfred N. Winder. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Winder, Wilfred N.

Rights Holder: Winder, Wilfred N.


Brick, Render, Septaria, Tile, Welsh Slate, Georgian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Public House, Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational, Wall, Barrier