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Woodlands, Dodford with Grafton

Description: Woodlands

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156362

OS Grid Reference: SO9359773253
OS Grid Coordinates: 393597, 273253
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3573, -2.0954

Location: Priory Road, Dodford, Worcestershire B61 9DD

Locality: Dodford with Grafton
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B61 9DD

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Listing Text


9/99 Woodlands


House. c1848 with late C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Painted brick on sand-
stone base, slate two-span roof with ridge end stacks. Rectangular three-bay
plan. Single storey. Main east front articulated as 1:3:1 bays; central part
breaks forward and is gabled with moulded bargeboards on shaped brackets;
original 2-light casements in outer bays; central part has half-glazed door
flanked by original single-light casements. Trefoil opening within stone
triangle in gable apex. Rear parallel range. One of 40 similar Chartist
houses in Dodford built mainly on four-acre plots by the Chartist Land Company.
As on other Chartist estates, each small-holding was intended to provide its
occupant with an independent livelihood and the opportunity to qualify for a
county vote. (W Bond, From Hamlet to Parish, 1972).

Listing NGR: SO9359773253

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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