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Description: The White House
Date Listed: 1 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 189527
OS Grid Reference: SK6489612122
OS Grid Coordinates: 464896, 312122
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7029, -1.0410
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SK 61 SW MAIN STREET (North Side)
3/59 No.76 (The White House)
House. Core probably C16, much altered in C18. Brick on rubble plinth, substantial
remains of an earlier timber framed building. A cruck is visible in the west
gable, with spurs carrying wall plate which runs at eaves level. There is a
trace of a similar cruck in the east gable and 2 tie beams visible in section
below the wall plate in the front wall. Thatched roof. l½ storeys, with central
doorway in a modern thatched porch. Renewed 3-light windows each side of it.
2 dormers above. Brick sill band: Projecting stack on right-hand gable. Rear
wing of painted brickwork apparently C18 or earlier, with 1 corner post and
a wall-plate visible in addition to the brickwork.
Listing NGR: SK6489612122
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Source: English Heritage
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