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The White House, Suckley

Description: The White House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 12 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 151384

OS Grid Reference: SO7210452780
OS Grid Coordinates: 372104, 252780
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1726, -2.4093

Location: White House Court, Suckley, Worcestershire WR6 5DQ

Locality: Suckley
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 5DQ

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Listing Text

In the entry for
SUCKLEY CP The White House

The grade shall be amended to read: I



3/77 The White House

- II*

Farmhouse. Early C18 with later additions. Painted brick with hipped,
slate roofs, 2 parallel roof ridges with brick end stacks. 3 storeys
and cellar with bands between floor levels and modillion eaves cornice.
2:3:2 bays; only the ground floor of the first 2 bays survives now with
a parapeted lean-to roof and the inner window blocked; all windows are
glazing bar sashes with cambered heads. Central doorway has large shell-
niche hood with decorative stucco work of a cherub's head and wings, a
basket of flowers and foliage scrolls supported on 2 console brackets
with carved foliated decoration; large key-block with Rococo plasterwork
panel projects above moulded architrave and is flanked by moulded panels;
C19 double door, 4 panelled, the upper two panels having semi-circular
heads, and plain rectangular fanlight with convex corners. Rear elevation
is identical in detail except for canopy stucco work, which has grotesque
heads and central floral spray, and door which is half-glazed with a
barred rectangular fanlight. Interior: Very fine oak dog-leg staircase
with half-landings, moulded handrail, spiral balusters, panelled dado,
stair gates at foot, and tall, square, richly carved newels with carved
figures at base. Dining room to rear right: ceiling has oval stucco
wreath of fruit and flowers. Drawing room to rear left: ceiling, wall
panels and chimney piece decorated with Rococo plasterwork.

Listing NGR: SO7210452780

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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