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The White House, Biddenden

Description: The White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 180187

OS Grid Reference: TQ8461038328
OS Grid Coordinates: 584610, 138328
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1145, 0.6362

Location: 1 Sissinghurst Road, Biddenden, Kent TN27 8EG

Locality: Biddenden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 8EG

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Listing Text

Nos 1 and 2
The White House
TQ 83 NW 3/79 16.8.62.

Now 2 cottages. This was the parish workhouse, and on the north wall is a
massive red brick chimneybreast with a stone let into it inscribed "This house
was built by the parish 1779". However it is probably an earlier timber-framed
building rebuilt and refaced at that date. Two storeys and attics. Ground
floor red brick. First floor now rendered with exposed scantlings. Tiled
roof with 2 gabled dormers. Four casement windows with small square leaded
panes. Two doorcases with flat hoods over and doors of 4 fielded panels.

Listing NGR: TQ8461038328

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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