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IoE Number: 382606
Location: LICHFIELD HOUSE (TUDOR CAFE), BORE STREET (south east side)
Photographer: Mr Geoffrey Carver
Date Photographed: 03 October 1999
Date listed: 05 February 1952
Date of last amendment: 17 June 1994
Grade II*

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LICHFIELD SK1109SE BORE STREET 1094-1/8/58 (South East side) 05/02/52 No.32 (Formerly Listed as: BORE STREET Lichfield House (Tudor Cafe)) GV II* House, now cafe. Dated 1510 but probably late C16 with C18 alterations and C20 connecting block. Timber-frame with brick rear range and wing; tile roofs with enriched cresting and brick stacks. 3 storeys; 3-window range. Jettied 1st and 2nd floors and 3 gables; bracketed upper jetty and enriched finials and end pendants to gables. Entrance to left of centre has moulded posts to jetty and small-paned and fielded-panel half-glazed door; passageway to Tudor Row to left end. Ground floor has 2 canted oriels, that to left end has 4-pane sash, that to right end has 1:4:1 fixed lights with leaded glazing above transom, window to right of entrance has plate glass and leaded glazing above transom; 1st floor has 3-light transomed windows with upper leaded glazing; 2nd floor has 2-light casements with moulded frames. Large brick stack. Timber-framing on sole plate, close studding to ground floor, herring bone bracing to 1st floor and curved cusped braces below 2nd floor windows and to gables. 2 enriched C19 rainwater heads. Rear has brick platt pands and modillioned brick cornices, segmental-headed windows, some with pegged cross-casements. Rear wing, attached by C20 block, has brick cornice and varied casement windows; 5-window range has two 3-light pegged casements and 3 blind windows, and 2-light pegged casements to 2nd floor; projecting rear block has varied fenestration and C20 addition to end. INTERIOR: Chamfered beams and joists; ground floor has C17 and early C18 panelling; open-well stair has turned balusters, square newels and moulded handrail, 2 lions to landing; rear wing has chamfered beams and joists; ?former gable end has timber-framing with 2 jetties. A good well preserved C16 building; a local landmark.

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