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© Mr J J Sheridan LRPS

IoE Number: 382744
Location: CRUCK COTTAGES, 71 STOWE STREET
  LICHFIELD, LICHFIELD, STAFFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mr J J Sheridan LRPS
Date Photographed: 19 May 2002
Date listed: 06 March 1970
Date of last amendment: 17 June 1994
Grade II*

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LICHFIELD SK1209NW STOWE STREET 1094-1/6/177 (North West side) 06/03/70 Cruck House (Formerly Listed as: STOWE STREET No.71 Cruck Cottages) (Formerly Listed as: STOWE STREET No.73 Cruck Cottages) GV II* House, now old peoples' day centre. Probably late C15 or early C16, restored in 1971. Timber-frame and dressed stone plinth with tile roof. 2-bay cruck construction. Single storey with half loft. 2 windows of 2 lights with upper 3-light window between, all with leaded glazing. Left return has cruck truss with tie beam, cruck spurs, collar and yoke with short king post; 2+2-light windows with 3-light window above; right return similar, with braces to king post, and 2+2-light ground floor window. Rear has entrance with C20 glazed porch connecting with terrace behind; 2+2-light and 2-light windows. Some renewed timber, especially sill plates and rear framing. INTERIOR: cruck truss with upper framing partly filled in, C20 partition below; single purlins with wind braces; chamfered beam beneath loft. A rare survivial in the Lichfield area, which has been restored to its original form, forming 2 cottages until its restoration and conversion.

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