Description: White House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281445
OS Grid Reference: TM2199366450
OS Grid Coordinates: 621993, 266450
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2514, 1.2509
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BEDFIELD LITTLE GREEN
TM 26 NW
2/21 White House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C17 L-shape core with probably C18 dairy wing to east.
Earlier part remodelled mid C19. Older part is timber framed, faced in white
brick, under a C19 hipped slated roof. Dairy wing is of colourwashed brick
with plaintiled roof. 2 storeys. Main front faces south-west. Symmetrical
mid C19 facade with flanking pilaster strips. 2 windows, inset sashes under
flat lintols, 16-paned to ground floor, 12-paned to upper floor. Brick
hoodmoulds. Contemporary one-storey brick porch with embattled parapet; 4-
panel door, the upper panels glazed. Side windows of porch have pointed-arch
glazing bars. Central stack with white brick shaft. Interior. Main
components of early C17 frame exposed on upper floor. Ovolo-moulded floor
beams. One upper room has an ornamental plaster ceiling, each quarter
containing 4 panels with borders of pomegranite foliage and Tudor roses
within. A portion of the design close to each side wall is missing. This
ceiling is above the level of the original and must date from later C17. Mid
C19 well stair with stick balusters.
Listing NGR: TM2199366450
Source: English Heritage
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