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The White House, Charmouth

Description: The White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 104703

OS Grid Reference: SY3638293650
OS Grid Coordinates: 336382, 93650
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7390, -2.9029

Location: The Street, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6PJ

Locality: Charmouth
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT6 6PJ

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Listing Text


8/18 The White House
5.9.60 (formerly No 2
Hill Side)


Detached villa, one of three. 1827, by Joseph Wilson. Stone walls stuccoed,
with a stucco plat-band. Low pyramidal slate roof with projecting modillion
eaves. 4 brick stacks, 2 at left hand eaves, 2 at right hand eaves. Square
on plan (double depth), with coach-house at rear. 2 storeys, 3 windows,
square sashes with thin glazing bars. Ground-floor with tall French windows
with thin glazing bars, set in shallow elliptical-headed recesses. Front
door at centre, wood and 6-panelled. Semi-circular fanlight with glazing
bars. Doorway with a reeded pilaster surround with plain imposts and a dropped
key over. Trelliswork to French windows is missing. Iron railings to street
are missing. "RCHM, Dorset I", p 89 (7).

Listing NGR: SY3638293650

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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