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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
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SO 97 SW DODFORD WITH GRAFTON CP PRIORY ROAD (west side)
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
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