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The White House, Little Oakley

Description: The White House

Grade: II
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

Location: Rectory Road, Little Oakley, Essex CO12 5LD

Locality: Little Oakley
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO12 5LD

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Listing Text

TM 22 NW (south side)

4/57 The White House

- II

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

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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