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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187741
English Heritage Legacy ID: 382613
Location: Lichfield, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13
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
SK1109NE BREADMARKET STREET
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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