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Description: The White House with Attached Railings and Gate Piers
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260720
OS Grid Reference: SJ4249622088
OS Grid Coordinates: 342496, 322088
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7933, -2.8542
BASCHURCH C.P. NEWTOWN
SJ 42 SW
15/21 The White House with
- attached railings and
House, now house and shop. Dated 1747 but extensively remodelled early
to mid-C19 with later additions and alterations. Red brick with stuccoed
front; slate roof with open-pedimented gable ends and carved double-purlin
ends beneath deep projecting verges. Integral end stacks. T-plan.
3 storeys with top storey added in C19; rusticated angle quoins with banded
rustication to ground floor. Moulded plinth and moulded band to first
floor. 3 windows; glazing bar sashes with slightly cambered heads, 16-
paned to ground and first floors. Central entrance; plain Doric porch
with stone blacony to first-floor window; C19 half-glazed door. Datestone
"RWD/1747" to right gable end. Lower red brick range attached to right
has open-pedimented gable end over 2 blind windows and C20 shop-front
below. Glazing bar sash window with slightly cambered head to front
on first floor. Low service range at right-angles to rear of main range:
red sandstone blocks and corrugated iron roof with moulded eaves cornice.
Red brick lean-to to left gable end concealed by wall with ramped stone
coping. 2 sets of stone gate piers to front linked by spear-headed railings
on low brick wall. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SJ4249622088
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Source: English Heritage
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