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505-511 AND 511A, MAIN ROAD

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 505-511 AND 511A, MAIN ROAD

List entry Number: 1205044


505-511 AND 511A, MAIN ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Harwich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 366576

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TM2231SE MAIN ROAD, Dovercourt 609-1/5/166 (South side) 20/06/72 Nos.505-511 AND 511A (Odd)


Also known as: The Monks' Houses MAIN ROAD Dovercourt. Terrace of 5 cottages. Early C16 and C19. Timber-framed with rendered brick front and brick exposed on west flank. Gambrel roof of clay plain tiles. 2 storeys with 3 brick stacks one on gable. EXTERIOR: first floor has 6 small square windows, 3 having 6 square panes and being deeply recessed and the others are 2-light casement with cross glazing pattern. Ground floor, 5 large recessed windows with 16 panes and top hung night vents. 3 open gabled porches with machine-made clay plain tile roofs, ornamental raking brackets and foliated spandrels. Plain C20 boarded doors with strap hinges. INTERIOR: high quality early C16 timber frame, jowled posts, chamfered and stopped spine beam and bridging joists and cranked partition wall bracing. The front was without a jetty. No.505 is a later extension. Possible former public building.

Listing NGR: TM2387031064

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National Grid Reference: TM 23870 31064


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