Engraving of St. Mary's Church and Market Square, Lichfield

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Date:2nd of December 1873

Description:The present church of St. Mary's dates from the late 19th century, having replaced an earlier, medieval, church. During the Easter Sunday Service in 1716, part of the church spire fell down, and this eventually led to the rebuilding of the church in the gothic style. Previously the church was in the classical style and had a short square tower .
Between 1978 and 1981 St. Mary's church was converted into the St. Mary's Centre. The chancel and aisles were retained as a church, but the rest of the building was devided to comprise a day centre, coffee shop, gift shop, and Lichfield Heritage Centre.
In 2018 the church was converted again and now houses Lichfield Library and Tourist Information on the ground floor and has a performance and events space, and cafe, on the mezzanine floor. It is now called The Hub at St Mary's.


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1880s
Malt Shovel Public Inn, Conduit Street, Lichfield
Malt Shovel Public Inn, Conduit Street, Lichfield

The Malt Shovel Public Inn can be seen here on the left with Halls Butcher's on ...

1900s
Bates' Shop, Bore Street, Lichfield
Bates' Shop, Bore Street, Lichfield

This photograph shows the row of three shops owned by Edgar Bates. The shop on the ...

1920s
Civic Procession outside the Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield
Civic Procession outside the Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield

1970s
Sheriff's Ride, Breadmarket Street, Lichfield
Sheriff's Ride, Breadmarket Street, Lichfield

The history of the Sherriff's Ride dates back to 1553 when Queen Mary granted Lichfield ...

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