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7, Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6839 / 52°41'2"N

Longitude: -1.8217 / 1°49'18"W

OS Eastings: 412148

OS Northings: 309596

OS Grid: SK121095

Mapcode National: GBR 4DN.N8G

Mapcode Global: WHCGN.ZSPS

Plus Code: 9C4WM5MH+H8

Entry Name: 7, Church Street

Listing Date: 26 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477013

Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

County: Staffordshire

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

(North side)


House. Circa C16 and early C17; altered and extended C18; altered C20. Timber-framed, partly faced and extended in red brick. Clay plain tile roof with gabled endes. Brick axial stacks. PLAN: 2-bay 2-storey timber-framed front range, and narrower 1-bay timber-framed rear [N] wing probably a circa C17 rebuilding of an earlier range. In the C18 the rear wing was extended by one bay, the front range was faced in brick and a cross-passage was made through the right-hand [E] bay and an axial stack built backing onto the passage. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window south front with 2 and 3-light casements with horizontal glazing bars and cambered brick arches; passageway on right; ground floor wall rebuilt in brick. Rear [N] wing has exposed timber-framing and brick nogging; the gable-ended brick extension has corbelled brick verges; casement windows and plank door. INTERIOR: Front range: ground floor room has chamfered axial beam with straight cut stops, inserted brick stack, its fireplace with re-used chamfered bressumer [inscribed date 1647], its soffit cut out to form arch; chamber above open to 2-bay roof with queen-strut tie-beam and collar trusses with clasped purlins and curved wind-braces; the end trusses have jowled posts and curved braces to the tie-beams. Rear wing: chamfered axial beam, cut jowled posts with curved braces to tie-beam and collar trusses with king-posts and clasped purlins; common-rafter couples, some re-used smoke-blackened. Kitchen in rear wing extension with re-used chamfered axial beam with pyramid stops and fireplace with unchamfered timber lintel and small C19 range.

Listing NGR: SK1214809596

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

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