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Lovely little cottage with a key role in suffrage and equality

Went here as part of a day meeting. Once one of 41 similar cottages each standing within four acres... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2019
Stourbridge UK
A hidden beauty

Lovely authentic cottage. Small but quaint. Shame it's only open the first Sunday of each month... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
Yvonne C
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May 10, 2019
“Lovely little cottage with a key role in suffrage and equality”
May 25, 2017
“A hidden beauty ”
This red-brick cottage remains largely unchanged since it was first occupied by early Chartists. The Victoria era was a time of remarkable British political change, which is brought back to life at Rosedene. An organic garden and orchard, full of...more
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Victoria Street | Dodford, Bromsgrove, England
+44 1527 821214
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

Went here as part of a day meeting. Once one of 41 similar cottages each standing within four acres of land; this was built as part of a scheme by the Chartist Movement to circumvent the law on who could vote, which required people to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank codsallStourbridgeUK
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely authentic cottage. Small but quaint. Shame it's only open the first Sunday of each month. Guides were fully knowledgeable. Beautiful cottage, beautiful grounds. 😊

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed September 4, 2016

As has been said, you have to arrange a visit to Rosedene through Hanbury Hall since reservations are required. There is not an awful lot to see actually in the house but the history of the Chartist movement is explained during the tour and the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SWeaver12
Reviewed August 26, 2016

A fascinating insight into how the people lived their life in days gone by, it must have been tough.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank christoferson
Reviewed November 23, 2015

Visits are by prior appointment only. Book via Hanbury admin staff. Well worth a visit...the couple who gave us a guided tour were most informative and made it very interesting even for our daughter. Cannot believe this took us so long to visit as it...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Di W
Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is well worth a visit, you do have to book. You get a guided tour which is full of interesting social history

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank JeannnieM
Reviewed October 9, 2014

This little house represents a very interesting period of 19th century history - which isn't very well presented to visitors. The context requires a lot of questions to get straight. It is, however, important that it should survive.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Becky0210
Reviewed September 7, 2014

A "one off" property owned by the National Trust. It is a single cottage and is OPEN ONLY ON THE FIORST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH AND BY APPOINTMENT. The guided tour was interesting and highlighted the Chartist movement and it's attempt to gain the right...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank Reynard999
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