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Description: Edith Cottage
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
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SO 97 SW DODFORD WITH GRAFTON CP VICTORIA ROAD (west side)
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
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Source: English Heritage
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