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Edith Cottage, Dodford with Grafton

Description: Edith Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 156366

OS Grid Reference: SO9329573344
OS Grid Coordinates: 393295, 273344
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3581, -2.0999

Location: Victoria Road, Dodford, Worcestershire B61 9BZ

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

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Listing Text


9/103 Edith Cottage


House. c1848 with late C20 alterations and additions. Brick on sandstone
base, slate roof with ridge end and rear stacks. Rectangular three-bay plan.
Single storey. Main east front articulated 1:3:1 bays; central part breaks
forward slightly and is gabled with moulded bargeboards on shaped brackets;
2-light C20 casements in original openings in outer bays; central part has a
half-glazed door flanked by C20 single-light casements in original openings.
Trefoil opening within stone triangle in gable apex. Late C20 alterations and
additions at rear. 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: SO9329573344

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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