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Lichfield and Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Flamstead, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8199 / 51°49'11"N

Longitude: -0.4356 / 0°26'8"W

OS Eastings: 507920

OS Northings: 214630

OS Grid: TL079146

Mapcode National: GBR G5W.YFC

Mapcode Global: VHFRT.DJK7

Plus Code: 9C3XRH97+XP

Entry Name: Lichfield and Post Office

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157798

Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Flamstead

Built-Up Area: Flamstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Flamstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 0714
(North side)
9/22 No. 17 (Lichfield),
- and No. 19 (Post Office)


House, now a house and a shop. Early/mid C17, early C18 rear outshut,
brick front late C19 with 'ECSS' as cypher in plastered central gable,
for Egbert Cecil Sebright Saunders who succeeded to the Sebright estate
in 1890. Timber frame, brick cased with buttressed front wall of plum
brick with bands of light red brick. Steep old red tile roof. A long,
2-storeys and cellar building on street front facing S with rear outshut
and large internal chimney. Former lobby-entry plan with hall and
service room beyond at W (No. 17) and parlour to E (No. 19). S front has
casement windows with lintels set between projecting brick buttresses.
Central gable with cypher. Shop has lean-to tiled hoods over windows
flanking door. Single-storey building linked to E and not of special
interest. Interior has exposed timbers, axial chamfered beams to W of
main chimney with large open fireplace. Chamfered axial beam and
chamfered joists in parlour with open fireplace. 2 chamfered cross-beams
to E end part with run-out stops. Exposed frame in rear wall and
cross-walls. Jowled posts, straight braces to tie-beam. (RCHM

Listing NGR: TL0792014630

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