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Description: The White House
Date Listed: 5 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 221393
OS Grid Reference: TF7396234355
OS Grid Coordinates: 573962, 334355
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8785, 0.5837
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TF 73 SW FRING BIRCHAM ROAD (south)
5/9 The White House.
Farm house. Early C19. Gault brick, slated roofs. 2 storey, 3 bay
Neo-Classical style with Greek Revival details. Ground floor plinth,
end strip pilasters, eaves level parapet with central bay slightly broken
forward with pediment. Outer bays with 2 ground floor sashes with glazing
bars under flat rubbed brick arches, with recessed panels below and semi-
circular brick framing arches above springing from a brick string course
running across the bay. 2 first floor sashes with glazing bars under
flat rubbed brick arches. Central bay has stone porch with 2 unfluted
baseless Greek Doric columns set on plinths with three steps in between,
flat roofed porch with entablature and frieze. Wooden doorcase reveals
with Greek Doric profile capitals, 4 panel fielded door, 2 upper panels
glazed, simple low segmental fanlight with lead glazing bars above. Single
sash with glazing bars under flat rubbed brick arch above. Low pitched
hipped roof recessed behind facade parapet, 2 gault brick stacks on rear
eaves. Returns of whitewashed brick but parapet not returned round sides.
2 storey rear service wing, whitewashed brick, slated roof.
Listing NGR: TF7396234355
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Source: English Heritage
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