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White House, Osmington

Description: White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105918

OS Grid Reference: SY7243882892
OS Grid Coordinates: 372438, 82892
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6451, -2.3912

Location: Church Lane, Osmington, Dorset DT3 6EJ

Locality: Osmington
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT3 6EJ

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Listing Text

(west side)
White House

Detached house in garden, c.1840. Stone walls stuccoed and painted.
Slate roof with stone gable copings, rendered and painted stacks at gable
ends. Parallel ridges, rectangular plan. Two storeys. 3 windows,
with two large rounded bays each side of the front door. Sashes to bay
windows, of 2 : 3 : 2 lights with thin glazing-bars, fluted and reeded
pilasters between. Sashes have curved frames to match curvature of wall.
Sash window over entrance. Front door 6 fielded panels, C20. Rectangular
fan light over and bracketed canopy, C20. Western extension of house, with
hipped slate roof. Sash with thin glazing-bars on end wall, C19. Interior:
central hall. Staircase has Roman Doric newel, plain stick balusters
and plain handrails, C19. Reeded cornices in hall and landing.
(R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p. 180 (6)).

Listing NGR: SY7243882892

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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