Description: Whiteloaf Hall
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
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TF 34 SE FRESITON WHITELOAF LANE
12/93 Whiteloaf Hall
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
Source: English Heritage
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