SK1109 : The Tudor of Lichfield

taken 2 years ago, near to Lichfield, Staffordshire, Great Britain

The Tudor of Lichfield
The Tudor of Lichfield
Built in 1510 this building spans many years of history, it was built when the Franciscan Friary was still standing. Below the groundfloor there are vaulted cellars which served as a prison for both Royalist and Parliamentarian depending on the twists and turns of siege. During WWII the cellars were used as a public air-raid shelter, sheltering 77 people. Since 1936 the same family have run it as a tea shop café.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tearoom 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1176 0947 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.9680N 1:49.6488W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1176 0947
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Tearoom  Historic House  Timber Framed Building 

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