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Description: The White House
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120291
OS Grid Reference: TM2104129102
OS Grid Coordinates: 621041, 229102
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9165, 1.2127
LITTLE OAKLEY RECTORY ROAD
TM 22 NW (south side)
4/57 The White House
House. C16, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed mainly with
handmade red clay tiles, some machine-made red clay tiles at back. 3 bays
facing NW with axial stack in middle bay. Large 2-storey crosswing to right,
c.1910, with internal stack at the junction. 3 C20 single-storey extensions to
rear, variously roofed. One storey with attics. 3 C20 casements, and one more
in flat-roofed dormer. C20 6-panel door. Chamfered binding beam with lamb's s
tongue stops, and chamfered axial beam, unstopped. Chamfered joists of
horizontal section with plain stops, supported on moulded clamps. Large
wood-burning hearth facing to right, plastered. Clasped purlin roof
incorporting re-used rafters of a crownpost roof, some smoke-blackened, the
front pitch repaired in softwood. Interior plaster conceals much of the
structure. (This house corresponds in position with the Whitehouse Farm
described by RCHM 2, but not with the description).
Listing NGR: TM2104129102
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Source: English Heritage
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