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Cruck House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6868 / 52°41'12"N

Longitude: -1.8226 / 1°49'21"W

OS Eastings: 412087

OS Northings: 309914

OS Grid: SK120099

Mapcode National: GBR 4DN.G0W

Mapcode Global: WHCGN.ZQ8L

Entry Name: Cruck House

Listing Date: 6 March 1970

Last Amended: 17 June 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382744

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


1094-1/6/177 (North West side)
06/03/70 Cruck House
(Formerly Listed as:
Cruck Cottages)
(Formerly Listed as:
Cruck Cottages)


House, now old peoples' day centre. Probably late C15 or early
C16, restored in 1971. Timber-frame and dressed stone plinth
with tile roof. 2-bay cruck construction. Single storey with
half loft. 2 windows of 2 lights with upper 3-light window
between, all with leaded glazing. Left return has cruck truss
with tie beam, cruck spurs, collar and yoke with short king
post; 2+2-light windows with 3-light window above; right
return similar, with braces to king post, and 2+2-light ground
floor window. Rear has entrance with C20 glazed porch
connecting with terrace behind; 2+2-light and 2-light windows.
Some renewed timber, especially sill plates and rear framing.
INTERIOR: cruck truss with upper framing partly filled in, C20
partition below; single purlins with wind braces; chamfered
beam beneath loft. A rare survivial in the Lichfield area,
which has been restored to its original form, forming 2
cottages until its restoration and conversion.

Listing NGR: SK1208709914

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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