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Description: Primrose Cottage
Date Listed: 17 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156369
OS Grid Reference: SO9298473011
OS Grid Coordinates: 392984, 273011
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3551, -2.1044
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SO 97 SW DODFORD WITH GRAFTON CP VICTORIA ROAD (east side)
9/106 Primrose Cottage
House. c1848 with mid-C20 alterations. Brick on sandstone base, slate roof
with ridge end and rear stacks. Rectangular three-bay plan. Single storey.
Main west 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 original single-light casements. Stone triangle in gable apex with blocked
trefoil opening. 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,
Listing NGR: SO9298473011
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Source: English Heritage
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