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Description: The White House, Gilwell Park
Date Listed: 22 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 117630
OS Grid Reference: TQ3864796497
OS Grid Coordinates: 538647, 196497
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6502, 0.0027
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GILWELL LANE E4
The White House,
TQ 39 SE 5/124
Gilwell Park on Ordnance Survey map. At one time known as Gilwell House. Altered
central block of C16 or early C17. Late C18 or early C19 wings. Timber frame faced
with large whitewashed flush set slates on studding. Welsh slated roof. 2 storeys,
casement windows with glazing bars, those to 1st floor pointed arched. Canted bay
to centre of 1st floor. Cornish type chimney stacks with pointed tops to narrow
slates set vertically. Cornice. Central ground floor extension. William Alfred Gibbs,
poet, lived here in the later C19.
Listing NGR: TQ3864796497
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Source: English Heritage
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