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LICHFIELD AND POST OFFICE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LICHFIELD AND POST OFFICE

List entry Number: 1100380

Location

LICHFIELD AND POST OFFICE, 17 AND 19, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Flamstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157798

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

FLAMSTEAD HIGH STREET TL 0714 (North side) 9/22 No. 17 (Lichfield), - and No. 19 (Post Office)

GV II

House, now a house and a shop. Early/mid C17, early C18 rear outshut, brick front late C19 with 'ECSS' as cypher in plastered central gable, for Egbert Cecil Sebright Saunders who succeeded to the Sebright estate in 1890. Timber frame, brick cased with buttressed front wall of plum brick with bands of light red brick. Steep old red tile roof. A long, 2-storeys and cellar building on street front facing S with rear outshut and large internal chimney. Former lobby-entry plan with hall and service room beyond at W (No. 17) and parlour to E (No. 19). S front has casement windows with lintels set between projecting brick buttresses. Central gable with cypher. Shop has lean-to tiled hoods over windows flanking door. Single-storey building linked to E and not of special interest. Interior has exposed timbers, axial chamfered beams to W of main chimney with large open fireplace. Chamfered axial beam and chamfered joists in parlour with open fireplace. 2 chamfered cross-beams to E end part with run-out stops. Exposed frame in rear wall and cross-walls. Jowled posts, straight braces to tie-beam. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0792014630

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National Grid Reference: TL 07920 14630

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