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The White House, Longden

Description: The White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259429

OS Grid Reference: SJ4444309631
OS Grid Coordinates: 344443, 309631
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6815, -2.8232

Location: Birch Dr, Hanwood, Shropshire SY5 8NT

Locality: Longden
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 8NT

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Listing Text

SJ 40 NW GREAT HANWOOD C.P. A488 (south side)

4/127 The White House


Farmhouse, now guest house. Probably early C17 with later additions and
alterations. Timber framed (much renewed and part painted in imitation)
with plastered and painted brick infill, machine tile roof. Hall of 3 1/2
framed bays with roughly central stack and 2-bay cross-wing projecting to
left. One storey and attic; framing: 3 rectangular panels from cill to
wall-plate, long and short straight tension braces to cross-wing; irregular
fenestration, 2 gabled full dormers to hall range with 3-light late C19
casements below to left and centre and blocked openings between; cross-wing
has one C19 casement to first floor with one casement and 2 fixed-light
windows to ground floor; entrance through C20 door in wooden porch in angle
between hall and cross-wing; prominent rendered ridge stack to right and
small ridge stack to cross-wing. Mid-C19 red brick former stables attached
to right-hand end are painted black and white in imitation of timber frame.

Listing NGR: SJ4444309631

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Source: English Heritage

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