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Whiteloaf Hall, Freiston

Description: Whiteloaf Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 192009

OS Grid Reference: TF3862743487
OS Grid Coordinates: 538627, 343487
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9708, 0.0629

Location: Shore Road, Freiston, Lincolnshire PE22 0ND

Locality: Freiston
Local Authority: Boston Borough Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE22 0ND

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Listing Text

(south side)

12/93 Whiteloaf Hall

19.11.51 II

Former house, now 3 houses. Apparently C16, altered in C17, in
Fen Artisan Mannerist style, extended and altered c.1900.
Colourwashed brick and painted ashlar dressings. Slate roofs.
2 crow stepped gables with kneelers, the right hand one bearing a
pinnacle with C19 date plaque in form of loaf of bread "WCH
1614", the left hand one being C19, built to match, also with a
pinnacle. Parallel ranges plan, originally one range. 2 storey,
irregular 6 bay front, the right hand bay being a later addition.
Chamfered plinth, first floor brick band, dentillated irregular
eaves band. 2 light early C16 window with hollow chamfered 4
centred arched surrounds, sunk spandrels and moulded hood. To
tight a plain sash, a C20 window, further 2 light C16 blocked
window, withcut down hood and 2 C20 lights. In the centre the
first floor band rises over a small fixed light with rectangular
chamfered ashlar surround. Above is a similar window, flanked by
plain sashes and single early C16 windows with cornices. To the
right at low level a datestone inscribed "1613" and initials
"BEE". Left hand gable has a central plain sash with above a 3
light early C16 window, and on the garret a 2 light C16 window.
Above a datestone 1654 and initials IID. In the gable a broken
brass fireplate. In the later range the C16 doorway is reset,
having moulded 4 centre head and hood. In the gable a reset 2
light C16 window and above the datestone "1900". Whiteloaf Hall
is supposed to be the first place where a white loaf of bread was
baked. Source: Lincolnshire Life.

Listing NGR: TF3862743487

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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