Description: White House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 9 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189500
OS Grid Reference: SK6628008390
OS Grid Coordinates: 466280, 308390
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6692, -1.0213
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SK 60 NE MAIN STREET (West Side)
7/35 White House Farmhouse
House, dated 1722, but with considerably earlier core. Brick, painted white
with remnants of former timber frame. Swithland slate roof. 2 storeys, hall
and 2 cross wings in plan. Central range has traces of blocked doorway in left
hand angle, 1 triple light sash window with gauged brick head, a blocked window,
and doorway in right hand angle onto inner cross passage. 3 renewed upper 2-light
casement windows. Left hand wing has a triple light sash window with gauged
brick head to ground floor, new wood mullioned and transomed window above,
and date stone in the gable apex with the initials H.K. In its side elevation,
is a stone plinth, one massive full height timber post and a wall plate.
Horizontal sliding sash window. Right hand wing has a triple light sash window
to each floor, and a massive projecting stack on its inner face.
Inside, a heavily beamed room in the left hand wing, moulded beams in central
range, one timber post resting on pad stone in inner wall of left hand wing,
and a fine staircase with turned balusters, possibly late C17.
Large red brick Victorian wing to rear.
Listing NGR: SK6628008390
Source: English Heritage
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