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The White House, Thornage

Description: The White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224138

OS Grid Reference: TG0492635928
OS Grid Coordinates: 604926, 335928
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8818, 1.0441

Location: B1110, Thornage, Norfolk NR25 7QJ

Locality: Thornage
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR25 7QJ

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Listing Text

TG 03 NW
1/133 The White House

House, c1635, of two builds. Brick once colourwashed under black glazed
pantiles to front, (south), pantiles to rear (north). Single range of 3
bays. Right hand bay of slightly later addition. 2 storeys and attic.
South front has flush sashes with glazing bars of 16 panes. 2 left hand
bays in Flemish bond, originally with gable end stacks, the right hand stack
now being axial; platband, oversailing cornice; boarded door to left hand
bay; 2 windows and one blocked opening to ground and first floor; casement
with glazing bars to central bay raking dormers; 2 roof lights to left.
Later right hand bay in English bond with dentil cornice; 6 panelled door
to left, upper 2 panels glazed; one sash to ground and first floor; gable
end stack. Right hand gable of uncoursed flint brick mosaic, brick above
eaves. Rear front to north facing common: right hand side has brick plinth
on flint base, platband; central semicircular headed window with glazing
bars and margin lights; 2 ground floor meshed casements, one upper floor
sash with glazing bars. Left hand side bay in brick, English bond above;
castellated cornice; scattered fenestration, one sash to ground and first
floor. Interior: large fire place to central cell; straight staircase
along rear wall behind stack with bobbin and vase turned balusters continuing
along landing and to attic; roof of staggered purlins and curved collars.
Late C20 linking bay to adjacent barn to west; ground floor end bay of barn
internally incorporated into house.

Listing NGR: TG0492635928

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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