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5, the Close

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6849 / 52°41'5"N

Longitude: -1.8321 / 1°49'55"W

OS Eastings: 411449

OS Northings: 309707

OS Grid: SK114097

Mapcode National: GBR 3C9.RM2

Mapcode Global: WHCGN.TSS0

Entry Name: 5, the Close

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382763

Location: Lichfield, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Lichfield

Built-Up Area: Lichfield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

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Listing Text


LICHFIELD

SK1109NW THE CLOSE
1094-1/4/195 (West side)
05/02/52 No.5

GV II*

House, originally part of the lower court of Vicars' Close.
C14 with early C18 south facade. Timber-frame with brick
front; tile roof with brick stack. Right angle plan.
2 storeys with basement; 2-window range. Basement has some
stone. Entrance up opposed stone steps with plain wooden
handrail has 6-panel door, 2 glazed. Segmental-headed windows
have cross-casements; basement opening. Rear has brick
underbuilding to close-studded 1st floor. Moulded bressumer
and plain eaves. Entrance with wide-boarded door. Varied
fenestration: 2 small and one 3-light casement to ground
floor; 1st floor has small casement in originally larger
opening, leaded light to right end.
INTERIOR: recorded as having 3 bays of framing; framing in
large square panels to left wall. Originally faced north into
lower court of the Vicars' Close, with gabled facade,
re-oriented to face south in early C18.
(Victoria History of the County of Stafford: Greenslade M W:
Lichfield: Oxford: 1990-: P.59; Drury P: The Capitular Estate
of Dean and Chapter of Lichfield Cathedral: 1987-).


Listing NGR: SK1144909709

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