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15, the Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6858 / 52°41'8"N

Longitude: -1.8316 / 1°49'53"W

OS Eastings: 411480

OS Northings: 309803

OS Grid: SK114098

Mapcode National: GBR 3C9.RQ2

Mapcode Global: WHCGN.TRZC

Entry Name: 15, the Close

Listing Date: 17 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382772

Location: Lichfield, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Lichfield

Built-Up Area: Lichfield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

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Listing Text


1094-1/4/204 (North side)


House. Mainly late C17 but incorporating earlier elements
(thick front wall and re-used timber) from building in
existence by 1367, and with extension and interior remodelling
of c1800. Stucco; tile roofs with brick stacks.
PLAN: 2-unit plan with wing to left, single-storey wing
projecting to right, and double-depth rear wing.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic; 2 gables with parapet between,
and parapet between lateral stack and left gable; tall
single-storey wing below gable to right. Entrance to left had
ashlar porch with panelled pilasters, frieze and cornice,
half-glazed door with small-paned glazing over 2 flush panels.
Windows have sills, one to ground floor has 12-pane sash, 2 to
1st floor have 9-pane sashes, attic has 2 casement windows.
Wing to right has end truncated stack and 3 return windows
with 12-pane sashes. 3-window wing to left has coped gable and
architraved 12-pane sashes.
Right return has 3 gables and varied fenestration including
6/3-pane sash to ground floor, 2 pegged cross-casements with
leaded glazing to 1st floor and 2-light leaded casements.
Left return has varied casements adjacent to rear of left
wing, which has windows with brick sills and heads and 16-pane
and 4/8-pane sashes; rear of wing has L-plan single-storey
service wing.
(Victoria History of the County of Stafford: Greenslade M W:
Lichfield: Oxford: 1990-: P.65; Drury P: The Capitular Estate
of Dean and Chapter of Lichfield Cathedral: 1987-).

Listing NGR: SK1147909806

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