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Latitude: 52.6854 / 52°41'7"N
Longitude: -1.8334 / 1°50'0"W
OS Eastings: 411355
OS Northings: 309759
OS Grid: SK113097
Mapcode National: GBR 3C9.R7Y
Mapcode Global: WHCGN.TR3N
Entry Name: Milley's Hospital
Listing Date: 5 February 1952
Last Amended: 17 June 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187347
English Heritage Legacy ID: 382549
Location: Lichfield, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13
Civil Parish: Lichfield
Built-Up Area: Lichfield
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Lichfield Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SK1109NW BEACON STREET
1094-1/4/4 (South West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Almshouse. 1504 with later alterations, late C18 rear addition
and extensive restoration of 1906 by C Lynham; addition of
1985-7. For Dr Thomas Milley.
Brick with ashlar dressings; tile roof with brick end stacks,
that to right large and to front of ridge.
EXTERIOR: Tudor style. 2 storeys with attic; symmetrical
5-window range. Entrance in 2-storey gabled porch has
elliptical brick arch and wide-boarded door; window above has
pilaster strips and pediment, and 2-light casement with iron
opening casement; apron panel with inscription recording the
foundation; 1906 flanking single-chamfered lights and end
3-light single-chamfered-mullioned windows; 2 gabled dormers;
all with leaded glazing.
Rear has gabled wing, the left return wall of which was moved
back in 1906, with end gabled wing and re-entrant stair wing;
similar windows and some 2-light casements; left return has
segmental-headed windows with terracotta sills and 4-pane
casements. C20 wing to rear.
INTERIOR: inner entrance has original door with strap hinges;
hall has stop-chamfered beams, close-studded partition walls
and doorways with slight ogee heads and plank doors; 1st floor
and corridors to wings have similar details, some 3-panel
doors and one with wooden latch; chapel to 1st floor centre
has simple details: plain benches and window with C17 or C18
latch; open well stick-baluster staircase.
HISTORY: the hospital was founded in 1424 and re-founded
1502-4 by Dr Milley for almswomen; it is built on the site of
the town ditch.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London:
1974-: P.192; Victoria History of the County of Stafford:
Oxford: 1970-: P.275-8).
Listing NGR: SK1135509759
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