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The White House, Woodstock

Description: The White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 September 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 253073

OS Grid Reference: SP4437516847
OS Grid Coordinates: 444375, 216847
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8485, -1.3572

Location: Harrisons Lane, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SS

Locality: Woodstock
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX20 1SS

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Listing Text

SP4416NW (North side)
9/82 Nos.2 (The White House)
22/09/75 (Formerly listed as The White
House, now 2 dwellings. c.1770; refronted and bay to right added c.1800;
sub-divided in 1980. Staggered Flemish bond brick with stone storey bands.
Gabled concrete tile roof; brick end and ridge stacks. Central-staircase plan,
of 5 units, extended to 6-unit plan. 3 storeys and attic; symmetrical 5-extended
to 6-window range. Keyed stone archway set under stone steps with wrought-iron
balustrades to first-floor principle doorway: gauged brick semi-circular arch
over mid C19 six-panelled (4 glazed) door with fanlight. Gauged brick flat arch
over 6-pane sash above. Central bay flanked by 2-storey canted bay windows, with
flat brick arches over tripartite sashes and moulded stone cornices. Bay with
lean-to roof to left has 2 round windows with raised stone architraves; similar
windows in bay to right, which has late C19 four-panelled (2 glazed) door.
c.1800 bay to far right has 2-storey canted bay window with tripartite sashes
and moulded stone cornice. 3 hipped dormers. C20 extension to left. Rendered
rear wall with later C18 jettied first-floor. Interior: late C18 and C19
panelled doors. Early C19 fireplace with reeded architrave and paterae to left;
late C18 fireplace to left; late C18 fireplace to right has fluted Ionic engaged
columns and fretted frieze. Butt-purlin roof. No.2 to left has similar
fireplaces and doors, late C18 linen cupboard, and open fireplace with arched
and keyed architrave and spit racks in basement. Owned by John Harrison, three
times Mayor of Woodstock, from 1817.
(Information from VCH)

Listing NGR: SP4437516847

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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