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© Mr John Lewis

IoE Number: 382788
Location: NUMBER 10 NEWTON'S COLLEGE, THE CLOSE (south west side)
  LICHFIELD, LICHFIELD, STAFFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mr John Lewis
Date Photographed: 30 August 2007
Date listed: 05 February 1952
Date of last amendment: 17 June 1994
Grade II

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LICHFIELD SK1109NW THE CLOSE 1094-1/4/221 (South West side) 05/02/52 No.10 Newton's College (Formerly Listed as: THE CLOSE Newton Buildings) GV II Almshouse. 1800-05. By Joseph Potter Snr of Lichfield. For Andrew Newton. Brick with ashlar dressings and front facing; graduated slate roof with ashlar stacks. Double-depth plan. Classical style. 3 storeys; 2-window range facing Bird Street. Plain plinth, platt band over ground floor and top frieze and cornice; end pilaster strips. Windows have sills and 12-pane sashes, those to 1st floor in round-headed recesses. Left return has recessed left half with brick arcade to ground floor with brick lozenge parapet, 2nd floor sill band and cornice; plain entrance; windows to left half have rubbed brick flat arches etc, those to left end of right half have small-paned casements. Right return has 2nd floor blind windows. Built to provide accommodation for the widows and single daughters of clergymen. (Victoria History of the County of Stafford: Greenslade M W: Lichfield: Oxford: 1990-: P.67).

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