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Front Wall and Gate Piers to Courtyard of Former Episcopal Palace

A Grade II Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6861 / 52°41'9"N

Longitude: -1.8301 / 1°49'48"W

OS Eastings: 411582

OS Northings: 309833

OS Grid: SK115098

Mapcode National: GBR 4DN.L4F

Mapcode Global: WHCGN.VRQ4

Entry Name: Front Wall and Gate Piers to Courtyard of Former Episcopal Palace

Listing Date: 6 March 1970

Last Amended: 17 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218888

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382794

Location: Lichfield, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Lichfield

Built-Up Area: Lichfield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

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Listing Text


LICHFIELD

SK1109NE THE CLOSE
1094-1/5/217 (North side)
06/03/70 Front wall and gate piers to
courtyard of former Episcopal Palace
(Formerly Listed as:
Garden wall and gate piers at the
former Episcopal Palace)

GV II

Wall extending approx. 82m along front of palace courtyard,
with 3 gates. c1687-8. Ashlar. Offset plinth and moulded
coping. Main gate piers are rusticated with cornice caps and
buttresses to inner faces to take gates, not in position at
time of review. 2 gates to left have plainer details, one with
wrought-iron gate, that to far end with paired plank gates.
Blocked gate to right of main gate. Fine wall and gate piers
forming an important contribution to the setting of the
palace.


Listing NGR: SK1158409834

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

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