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Former St Mary's Infants' School

A Grade II Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6837 / 52°41'1"N

Longitude: -1.8305 / 1°49'49"W

OS Eastings: 411552

OS Northings: 309568

OS Grid: SK115095

Mapcode National: GBR 4DN.L1Z

Mapcode Global: WHCGN.VSHZ

Entry Name: Former St Mary's Infants' School

Listing Date: 14 February 1975

Last Amended: 17 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382699

Location: Lichfield, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Lichfield

Built-Up Area: Lichfield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Lichfield St Michael and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


1094-1/5/139 (South side)
14/02/75 Former St Mary's Infants' School
(Formerly Listed as:
St Mary's Infants' School)


Former Diocesan Training School and Commercial School. 1840,
small extension of 1869. By Thomas Johnson of Lichfield. Brick
with buff brick diapering and ashlar dressings; slate roof
with brick end stack. Single storey, 4-window, range with
cross wing. Ashlar sill course and coped gable with kneelers.
Double-chamfered cross-mullioned windows with small-paned
glazing, mostly of elongated octagons and squares, and plate
glass opening lights; wing has similar 4-light transomed
window; roundel above has enriched iron grille above. Left
return has coped gable with finial over 2 windows. Rear has
simpler details. Left return has lateral stack and small
gabled wing to rear; archway to area has plank door. The
school was used by St Mary's Schools from 1863-1981 and by
Lichfield Cathedral School until 1989.
(Victoria History of the County of Stafford: Greenslade M W:
Lichfield: Oxford: 1990-: P.176-8, 182).

Listing NGR: SK1155209568

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