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Burlas, Dodford with Grafton

Description: Burlas

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156375

OS Grid Reference: SO9274772822
OS Grid Coordinates: 392747, 272822
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3534, -2.1079

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


9/112 Burlas


House. c1848 with late C20 alterations and additions. Brick on sandstone
base with rear stack. 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
plain glass windows in original openings. Trefoil opening in stone triangle
in gable apex. 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 the occupant with an independent livelihood and the opportunity
to qualify for a county vote. (W Bond, From Hamlet to Parish, 1972).

Listing NGR: SO9274772822

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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