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The White House, Acton Burnell

Description: The White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259664

OS Grid Reference: SJ5307902002
OS Grid Coordinates: 353079, 302002
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6138, -2.6944

Locality: Acton Burnell
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 7PF

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Listing Text

SJ 50 SW
6/12 Nos. 16 and 17
- (The White House)
Cottage, latterly divided. C17 with mid-C19 remodelling and addition.
Rendered over timber frame with red brick nogging and brick addition;
plain tile roof. 2 framed bays with later addition; Tudor Gothic
remodelling. One storey and attic. Scalloped barge boards; 2 full
gabled dormers with 2-light wooden casements, that to right with returned
brick hoodmould; brick stack in front of ridge off-centre to right.
5-window front; 2 central 2-light wooden casements with rendered
returned hoodmoulds, blind or blocked window to right with rendered
returned hoodmould; 2 one-light casements flanking boarded door to left
with C19 gabled wooden porch consisting of chamfered posts, curved braces,
boarded tympanum, and pendant finial. Gable end to north has one-light
attic casement and 2-light ground-floor casement, both with rendered
returned hoodmoulds. Interior: collar and tie-beam roof trusses with
queen struts and V-struts; chamfered beams with ogee stops; large open
fireplace with chamfered lintel; C17 boarded doors with strap hinges.
This house is in a prominent position at the cross-roads in the centre
of the village.

Listing NGR: SJ5307902002

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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