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Calcutts House

A Grade II Listed Building in Telford, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.6241 / 52°37'26"N

Longitude: -2.4669 / 2°28'0"W

OS Eastings: 368493

OS Northings: 303029

OS Grid: SJ684030

Mapcode National: GBR BX.7MF3

Mapcode Global: WH9DH.29LM

Entry Name: Calcutts House

Listing Date: 8 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362249

Location: The Gorge, Telford and Wrekin, TF8

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: The Gorge

Built-Up Area: Telford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Broseley with Benthall and Jackfield

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

5362 Calcutts House

SJ 6803 16/396


Circa early C18 red brick house. Plain tile roof with gabled ends and moulded
stone eaves cornice. Three-storeys and attics. Three bays-sashes with glazing
bars in exposed casing. Painted brick flat arches with keystones with cornices.
Central doorway with moulded architrave, panelled reveals, panelled door, rectangular
fanlight and pediment on large shaped brackets. Three late C19 gabled dormers.
Interior: said to contain contemporary staircase. At the rear there is a rainwater
head dated 1695.
Built by one of the Lochrances, Earls of Dundonald (probably the 9th earl - 1749/1831-
who was interested in new industrial processes). The house was used as a cholera
hospital in 1833.

Listing NGR: SJ6849303029

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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