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Coordinates: 51.9355° N 1.2625° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Harwich
Statistics
Population: 15500 (Harwich and Dovercourt)
Location
OS grid reference: TM243313
Latitude: 51.9355°
Longitude: 1.2625°
Administration
District: Tendring
Shire county: Essex
Region: East of England
Constituent country: England
Sovereign state: United Kingdom
Other
Ceremonial county: Essex
Historic county: Essex
Services
Police force: Essex Police
Fire and rescue: Essex County Fire and Rescue Service
Ambulance: East of England
Post office and telephone
Post town: HARWICH
Postal district: CO12
Dialling code: 01255
Politics
UK Parliament: Harwich
European Parliament: East of England
Arms of Harwich Town Council
Arms of Harwich Town Council

Harwich (IPA, /hɑːˈɹɪtʃ/) is a town in Essex, England, located on the coast with the North Sea to the east. It is in the Tendring district. Nearby places include Felixstowe to the northeast, Ipswich to the northwest and Colchester to the southwest. The town received its charter in 1238, although there is evidence of earlier settlement - for example, a record of a chapel in 1177, and some indications of a possible Roman presence. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (600x800, 11 KB) Summary Description: A blank map of the United Kingdom, with country outline and coastline; contact the author for help with modifications or add-ons Source: Reference map provided by Demis Mapper 6 Date: 2006-21-06 Author: User... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... Latitude, usually denoted symbolically by the Greek letter phi, , gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the equator. ... Longitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter λ (lambda),[1][2] describes the location of a place on Earth east or west of a north-south line called the Prime Meridian. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Tendring is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Constituent countries is a phrase sometimes used, usually by official institutions, in contexts in which a number of countries make up a larger entity or grouping; thus the OECD has used the phrase in reference to the former Yugoslavia (example here) and European institutions such as the Council of Europe... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... The historic counties of England are ancient subdivisions of England. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... There are a number of policing agencies in the United Kingdom. ... Essex Police is a Home Office (territorial) police force with responsibility for policing the county of Essex in south east England. ... A fire engine belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... Essex County Fire and Rescue Service are the statutory fire fighting service for the county of Essex in the south-east of England. ... This is a list of ambulance services in the United Kingdom: Ambulance services in England, after July 1, 2006 are A few deviations from the above have been made for operational reasons. ... The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the authority responsible for providing NHS ambulance services in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk and Thurrock, in the East of England region. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The CO postal area is a group of 16 postal districts in northeast Essex, which are subdivisions of 16 post towns. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Harwich is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... 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East of England is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Arms of Harwich Town Council. ... Arms of Harwich Town Council. ... For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words see here. ... This article is about the county of Essex in England. ... The North Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, located between the coasts of Norway and Denmark in the east, the coast of the British Isles in the west, and the German, Dutch, Belgian and French coasts in the south. ... Tendring is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Statistics Population: 29,349 (2001 Census) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TM306345 Administration District: Suffolk Coastal Shire county: Suffolk Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Suffolk Historic county: Suffolk Services Police force: Suffolk Constabulary Fire and rescue: {{{Fire}}} Ambulance: East of England... Timber framed buildings in St Nicholas Street The Ancient House is decorated with a particularly fine example of pargeting Ipswich (pronounced Ip-Switch) is the county town of Suffolk and a non-metropolitan district in East Anglia, England on the estuary of the River Orwell. ... This article is about the town in England. ...


Its position on the estuaries of the Stour and Orwell rivers and its usefulness to mariners as the only safe anchorage between the Thames and Humber led to a long period of maritime significance, both civil and military. The town became a naval base in 1657 and was heavily fortified, with Harwich Redoubt, Beacon Hill Battery, and Bath Side Battery. The River Stour is a river in East Anglia, England. ... The River Orwell from Suffolk Yacht Harbour The River Orwell is a river in the county of Suffolk, England. ... The Thames (pronounced //) is a river flowing through southern England, in its lower reaches flowing through London into the sea. ... River Hull tidal barrier. ... Harwich Redoubt is a circular fort built in 1808 to defend the port of Harwich, Essex from Napoleonic invasion. ... Beacon Hill Battery (also known as Beacon Hill Fort) was built to defend the port of Harwich, Essex. ... Bath Side Battery was built in 1811 to cover the anchorage of the port of Harwich, Essex, as part of the same complex as the Redoubt, armed wih 3 x 24 pdr (11 kg) cannon. ...


The Royal Navy is no longer present in Harwich but adjacent Parkeston continues to offer a regular ferry service to Hoek van Holland in the Netherlands. Many operations of the large container port at Felixstowe and of Trinity House, the lighthouse authority, are managed from Harwich, and plans for the development of a new container port in Bathside Bay were approved by the British government in December 2005. The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the oldest of the British armed services (and is therefore the Senior Service). ... Parkeston is a small town situated in North Essex, England. ... The Pride of Rotterdam, One of the P&O Ferriess Flagships operating the Hull-Rotterdam Route A ferry is a boat or a ship carrying passengers, and sometimes their vehicles, on scheduled services. ... Ferry terminal on the Nieuwe Waterweg Hoek van Holland (literally Corner of Holland, but known in English as the Hook or Hook of Holland) is a town in South Holland in the Netherlands. ... Shipping containers at a terminal in Port Elizabeth, New Jersey. ... The Corporation of Trinity House - came into being in 1514 by Royal Charter granted by Henry VIII. Flag of Trinity House Trinity House has three main functions: The care of all lighthouses in England, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar. ...


The town's coastal position, however, made it vulnerable to the North Sea Flood of 1953. North Sea flood of 1953 in the Netherlands The North Sea flood of 1953 and the associated storm combined to create a major natural disaster which affected the coastlines of the Netherlands and England on the night of 31 January 1953 – 1 February 1953. ...


Harwich today is contiguous with Dovercourt and the two along with Parkeston are often referred to collectively as Harwich. Location within the British Isles Dovercourt is a small sea-side town located in Essex, England. ...


Harwich was the home town of Christopher Jones, the master and quarter-owner of the Mayflower, and was also a base for that ship. The famous diarist Samuel Pepys was MP for Harwich. Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor by William Halsall (1882) For other uses, see Mayflower (disambiguation). ... Samuel Pepys, FRS (23 February 1633 – 26 May 1703) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament, famous chiefly for his comprehensive diary. ...

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Architecture

Harwich, Essex
Harwich, Essex

Despite, or perhaps because of, its small size Harwich is highly-regarded in terms of architectural heritage, and the whole of the older part of the town, excluding Navyard Wharf, is a conservation area. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x840, 164 KB) Description: Harwich, England Source: private Date: 2004-05-24 Author: EvaK Permission: GNU-FDL/CC-BY-SA 2. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x840, 164 KB) Description: Harwich, England Source: private Date: 2004-05-24 Author: EvaK Permission: GNU-FDL/CC-BY-SA 2. ... A conservation area is a tract of land that has been awarded protected status in order to ensure that natural features or biota are safeguarded. ...


The regular street plan, with principal thoroughfares connected by numerous small alleys, betrays the town’s medieval origins although many buildings of this period are hidden behind 18th century facades. The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ...


The extant medieval structures are largely private homes. Notable public buildings, all later, include the parish church of St. Nicholas (1821) in a restrained Gothic style, with many original furnishings including a (somewhat altered) organ of the same date in the west end gallery, and the Guildhall of 1769, the only Grade I listed building in Harwich. A parish church is the church which acts as the religious centre of a parish, the basic administrative unit of episcopal churches. ... See also Gothic art. ... Organ in Katharinenkirche, Frankfurt am Main, Germany // The pipe organ (Greek ὄργανον, órganon) is a musical instrument that produces sound by admitting pressurized air through a series of pipes. ... Buckingham Palace, a Grade I listed building. ...


On the quayside may be seen the Pier Hotel of 1860 and Great Eastern Hotel of 1864 (the latter now divided into apartments), both reflecting the town’s new importance to travelers following the arrival of the railway line from Colchester in 1854. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Also of interest are the High Lighthouse (1818); the unusual Treadwheel Crane (late 17th century); the Electric Palace Cinema (1911), one of the oldest purpose-built cinemas to survive complete with its original projection room and ornamental frontage still intact and operational; the Old Custom Houses on West Street; and a number of Victorian shopfronts. There is little notable building from the later parts of the 20th century, but major recent additions include the lifeboat station and two new structures for Trinity House; that organisation's office building, next door to the Old Custom Houses, was completed in 2005. All three additions are influenced by the high-tech style. The Electric Palace Cinema, in Harwich, Essex, England, is one of the oldest cinemas in the UK. Opened on 18 November 1911, the cinema closed in 1956 but re-opened in 1981, retaining the original screen, projection room and frontage as well as much of the original interior. ... Queen Victoria (shown here on the morning of her Ascension to the Throne, 20 June 1837) gave her name to the historic era The Victorian Era of the United Kingdom marked the height of the British industrial revolution and the apex of the British Empire. ... Severn class lifeboat in Poole Harbour, Dorset, England. ... The Corporation of Trinity House - came into being in 1514 by Royal Charter granted by Henry VIII. Flag of Trinity House Trinity House has three main functions: The care of all lighthouses in England, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar. ... An architecture style developed in the 1970s, High Tech Architecture got its name from High Tech: The Industrial Style and Source Book for The Home, a book published in 1978 by Joan Kron and Suzanne Slesin. ...


References

  • Pevsner, Nikolaus and Radcliffe, Enid (2002). The Buildings of England: Essex. Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-09601-1. 
  • Smith Stuart Reynolds (consultants) et al (2006). “Tendring District Council Conservation Area Review: Harwich Conservation Area”. Tendring District Council. 

Nikolaus Pevsner (January 30, 1902 - August 18, 1983) was a German-born British historian of art and, especially, architecture. ...

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Harwich Redoubt is a circular fort built in 1808 to defend the port of Harwich, Essex from Napoleonic invasion. ...

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Harwich Docks and Harwich seen from the river
Harwich Docks and Harwich seen from the river
The Harwich Highlighthouse
The Harwich Highlighthouse
The Harwich Quay
The Harwich Quay

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