505-511 AND 511A, MAIN ROAD


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Statutory Address:
505-511 AND 511A, MAIN ROAD


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Statutory Address:
505-511 AND 511A, MAIN ROAD

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

Tendring (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 23870 31064



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

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Date: 25 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07936/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Wilfred N. Winder. Source Historic England Archive
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