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Description: Edial Hall
Date Listed: 9 March 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 272619
OS Grid Reference: SK0807708710
OS Grid Coordinates: 408077, 308710
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6760, -1.8820
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SK 00 NE BURNTWOOD C.P. LICHFIELD ROAD
5/9 Edial Hall (Formerly listed as
Edial Hall No 325 Lichfield
Farmhouse. Early C18 with C20 alterations. Red brick; tiled roof;
end stack to right (now roofed over). Two storeys and dormer-lit attic,
formerly four-, now three-window front; raised band at first-floor
level; three hipped dormers over three C20 casements, the two outer
are set in C18 openings with gauged brick heads (opening to left and
centre blocked); ground floor has large C20 windows with concrete
lintels and "reproduction" C20 entrances to left and right of centre
with fanlights and pedimented hoods; 6-panel doors. Edial Hall was
the home of Dr. Samuel Johnson from 1736-7 where he taught and commenced
the tragedy 'Irene'.
Listing NGR: SK0807708710
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Source: English Heritage
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