This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
WALSALL MB UPPER LICHFIELD STREET SO 9698 NW Willenhall 10/98 Nos 14 & 15, with attached workshops on north and west sides of yard to rear
- II Pair of houses with lockmaker's workshops. Early to mid-C19. Brick in Flemish bond with tile roof. Two storeys, three bays. Ground floor windows have C20 frames, and stucco lintels with false chamfered voussoirs. First floor windows, now boarded over, are sashed. Doorways, between bays, have round heads with cast iron fanlights. Brick dentil course. Gables coped with chimneys. Rear yard has workshops on north and west sides. The northern workshop is of a single storey with monopitch tile roof and has an almost continuous row of windows with glazing bars, some opening as case- ments, and a door and chimney to the right. The western workshop is smaller, and also of a single storey. Said to be shown on Beckett's map of 1838.
The workshops are described in Wrathmell, SP, Early Industrial Workshops in Walsall and Willenhall, MA Thesis, Manchester University School of Architecture, 1977, pp 36-41.
Listing NGR: SO9640098548
© Mr John M Holt. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Holt, John M
Rights Holder: Holt, John M
Brick, Tile, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Locksmiths Workshop, Industrial, Metal Product Site, Metal Industry Site, Metal Workers Workshop, Craft Industry Site, Workshop, Industrial Building, Yard, Unassigned
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