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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
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
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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