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7 and 9, Breadmarket Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6834 / 52°41'0"N

Longitude: -1.8279 / 1°49'40"W

OS Eastings: 411732

OS Northings: 309534

OS Grid: SK117095

Mapcode National: GBR 4DN.LPT

Mapcode Global: WHCGN.WTR7

Entry Name: 7 and 9, Breadmarket Street

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Last Amended: 17 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187741

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382613

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


1094-1/5/64 (South West side)
05/02/52 Nos.7 AND 9
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Three Crowns Inn)


Public house, now office and shops. Early C18 with later
alterations. Stucco with tile roof and brick cross-axial
stack. Georgian style.
3 storeys; 5-window range. 2 platt bands and top frieze and
cornice. Central carriageway with paired doors in altered
ground floor has late C20 shop front to left and C20 shop
front in traditional style to right; right end has entrance
with overlight to 6-fielded-panel door, 2 windows to left have
sills and 24-pane sashes. Windows to upper floors have sills,
12-pane sashes to 1st floor, but that to right end has 4-pane
sash; 2nd floor has 6-pane sashes, but 2 windows to end with
casements with leaded lights.
INTERIOR: open well staircase has turned balusters, square
newels and moulded handrail.
HISTORY: formerly the Three Crowns public house, a plaque
records Dr Johnson's stays here during his many visits to
Lichfield accompanied by Boswell, who described him as
'monarchising with no fewer than three crowns over his royal

Listing NGR: SK1173209534

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

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