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Description: The White Horse Public House
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279471
OS Grid Reference: TM0649469151
OS Grid Coordinates: 606494, 269151
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2817, 1.0258
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FINNINGHAM STATION ROAD (WEST SIDE)
7/15 The White Horse Public
Public house. C15, floor and stack inserted late C16 or early C17, extended
late C17, further extended and raised C18, altered C19. Timber frame,
plastered with some panelled pargetting. Plaintiled roofs. Originally 4
bays, a small 2 bay open hall with storeyed lower bay to right and smoke bay
or storeyed solar bay to left; a parlour added to left and a cross gabled bay
added to front right. Now all 2 storeys. Main range has entrance to right
into former lower bay of hall, a 6 fielded panelled architraved door, to left
a 3-light glazing bar casement. First floor 4-light leaded metal frame
casement. Rebuilt ridge stack at original left end. C17 parlour to left has
an early C19 2 storey canted bay window to front with 2:3:2 part opening metal
frame leaded casements, transomed on ground floor, taller roof has a hip to
left, end wall ground floor brick casing. To front right C18 gable fronted
bay extends forward, inner return plaster incised as ashlar over brick base,
gabled front transomed 4-light casement on ground floor, 2-light leaded
casement on first floor, exposed plates and purlins. Right return rebuilt
external stack with offsets in a C20 outshut, pantiled lean-to behind.
Original range reroofed with a hip to rear right. To rear catslide roofs over
C18 and C19 brick lean-to outshuts, an external stack at service end.
Interior: hall has original open truss posts with traces of moulded shafts to
arched braces, towards upper end inserted chamfered storey posts to chamfered
cross axial binding beam, frame largely concealed at upper end. Remains of a
panelled screen to cross passage, a service doorway from cross passage with a
chamfered 4 centred arched head. Parlour has a stop chamfered axial binding
beam, C18 fireplace with a lugged architrave, Greek key pattern to
mantlepiece. First floor some exposed studding and arched braces in walling,
raised eaves over hall, reroofed.
Listing NGR: TM0649469151
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Source: English Heritage
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