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Lichfield and Post Office, Flamstead

Description: Lichfield and Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157798

OS Grid Reference: TL0792014630
OS Grid Coordinates: 507920, 214630
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8199, -0.4356

Location: 2 River Hill, Flamstead, Hertfordshire AL3 8BX

Locality: Flamstead
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 8BX

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Listing Text

TL 0714
(North side)
9/22 No. 17 (Lichfield),
- and No. 19 (Post Office)


House, now a house and a shop. Early/mid C17, early C18 rear outshut,
brick front late C19 with 'ECSS' as cypher in plastered central gable,
for Egbert Cecil Sebright Saunders who succeeded to the Sebright estate
in 1890. Timber frame, brick cased with buttressed front wall of plum
brick with bands of light red brick. Steep old red tile roof. A long,
2-storeys and cellar building on street front facing S with rear outshut
and large internal chimney. Former lobby-entry plan with hall and
service room beyond at W (No. 17) and parlour to E (No. 19). S front has
casement windows with lintels set between projecting brick buttresses.
Central gable with cypher. Shop has lean-to tiled hoods over windows
flanking door. Single-storey building linked to E and not of special
interest. Interior has exposed timbers, axial chamfered beams to W of
main chimney with large open fireplace. Chamfered axial beam and
chamfered joists in parlour with open fireplace. 2 chamfered cross-beams
to E end part with run-out stops. Exposed frame in rear wall and
cross-walls. Jowled posts, straight braces to tie-beam. (RCHM

Listing NGR: TL0792014630

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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