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Description: White Rock
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280262
OS Grid Reference: TM2333271055
OS Grid Coordinates: 623332, 271055
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2922, 1.2735
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WILBY COAL STREET
TM 27 SW
3/142 White Rock
Farmhouse. C15 with mid C16 parlour addition forming 3-cell cross-entry
house. C20 lean-to at rear. Timber framed and plastered with weatherboarded
gable ends. Pantiled roof. 1½ storeys. Mainly C19 casement windows; one
older casement window with some square-leaded glass. The right gable end has
a C16 window with cavetto mullions and a first floor window with old diamond-
leaded glass. Mid C20 door. 4 gabled dormers. Good C16 stack: original
sawtooth-pattern shafts with shaped projecting bricks at the base; below is an
oblong inset panel with an upper sawtooth course of brickwork. Core of house
is former open hall with queen-post roof. C16 inserted ceiling with chamfered
joists. Evidence for axial partition at service end and also an original
stair trap. Parlour addition has fine studding and several blocked windows
with cavetto mullions. The parlour has a C17 plaster ceiling with Fleur-de-
lys motifs. Within upper end of hall, the C16 inserted stack and contemporary
newel stair. Roof not examined.
Listing NGR: TM2333271055
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Source: English Heritage
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