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80 HYTHE HILL (south side) - (the Queen's Head Inn)

Grade II.
Much altered C16 building, 2 storeys the roofs tiled. The upper storey projects on the north front and there are 2 original curved brackets springing from attached shafts with moulded capitals. Modern plaster work and ground floor brick front. Interior has heavy original ceiling beam with curious mouldings.

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Timber framed.
Drawings by buildings expert Richard Shackle.
RS text:

[Listed publicans:
1822-1845 - James Chamberlain
1845 - Everard Willett, Coal Merchant
1848-1855 - Mrs Maria Willett
1855-1867 - Elijah Langley
1867 - Mrs. Charlotte Wade
1870-1874 - Elijah Langley
1874 - James Adams
1878-1894 - Joshua Francis (also of the Rising Sun)
1894-1908 - John Summers or Somers
1908-1912 - William Lord
1912 - Mrs. Sarah Lord
1917-1933?? Mrs. Sarah Clarke
1933 - George E. Worth]

SEAX:
ERO D/B 6 Pb3/3043, 1911, building plan of alterations to QUEEN's Head, HYTHE HILL, COLCHESTER, for COLCHESTER Brewing Co. (owner), by J.W. Start (architect) and [H. Everett and Son (builders)]

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