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Laburnum Cottage, Dodford with Grafton

Description: Laburnum Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 156373

OS Grid Reference: SO9290073338
OS Grid Coordinates: 392900, 273338
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3581, -2.1057

Location: Woodland Road, Dodford, Worcestershire B61 9BS

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

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Listing Text


9/110 Laburnum Cottage


House. c1848 with late C20 alterations and additions. Brick on sandstone
base, slate roof with ridge end stacks. Rectangular three-bay plan. Single
storey. Main north front articulated as 1:3:1 bays; central part breaks
forward slightly and is gabled with C20 bargeboards on shaped brackets;
original 2-light casements in outer bays; central part has half-glazed door
flanked by original single-light casements. Quatrefoil opening in stone
rectangle in gable apex. C20 parallel range adjoins 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 the occupant with an independent livelihood and the
opportunity to qualify for a county vote. (W Bond, From Hamlet to Parish,

Listing NGR: SO9290073338

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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