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Description: White House
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183652
OS Grid Reference: SD3661031064
OS Grid Coordinates: 336610, 431064
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7720, -2.9633
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WESTBY WITH PLUMPTONS BALLAM ROAD
SD 33 SE
8/82 White House
Farmhouse, dated 1701 on lintel of doorway in porch, altered and extended,
formerly 2 dwellings, now one. White-painted handmade brick in random bonding
except top 9 courses of C19 brick, slate roof. Three-bay baffle-entry plan,
with 4th bay added. Two storeys (but probably formerly 1½ storeys); gabled
porch at junction of 1st and 2nd bays has doorway in left side with splayed
brick head; all windows modern casements with diamond-leaded glazing, but
close to the junction of the 2nd and 3rd bays is a blocked segmental-headed
stairlight. Rear has a buttress to the centre and remains of 4 original
windows, principally the hoodmoulds to a 2-light firewindow and housepart
and 3rd bay windows of 3 or 4 and 3 lights respectively. Chimneys on ridge at
junction of It snd 2nd bays and towards right gable. Interior: very large
inglenook fireplace with large bressumer and heck wall; 2 chamfered beams with
cyma stops; partition wall removed, but former 3rd bay has 2 chamfered beams
with run-out stops. In porch wooden lintel to original front door has incised
lettering 1701 K : AK. Interior said to have had painted fresco of Clifton
coat of arms, which may survive under plaster but position not known.
Listing NGR: SD3661031064
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Source: English Heritage
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