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Rose Dene, Dodford with Grafton

Description: Rose Dene

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 156368

OS Grid Reference: SO9299773109
OS Grid Coordinates: 392997, 273109
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3560, -2.1042

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


9/105 Rose Dene


House. c1848 with mid-C20 alterations. Brick on sandstone base, slate roof
with ridge end stacks. Rectangular three-bay plan. Single storey. Main east
front articulated as 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 half-glazed door flanked by
(probably original) single-light casements. A C20 gabled timber porch with
trellis infill has been added. Trefoil opening in stone triangle in gable
apex. 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: SO9299773109

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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