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Description: White House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 31 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 285460
OS Grid Reference: TM2120151368
OS Grid Coordinates: 621201, 251368
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1164, 1.2294
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GRUNDISBURGH (Off) STONEY ROAD
TM 25 SW
White House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17 with addition dated as 1834 on stone. Timber framed with
colourwashed render and whitewashed Flemish bond brick with a slate roof.
Two storeys. Double-ridge plan. Entrance front: the 1834 portion of 3
symmetrically arranged bays projects at right. This has a classical door
surround at centre with framed convex panels to either side and brackets
supporting a shelf-porch. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels with
rectangular fanlight which has intersecting tracery. To right and left of
this at ground floor level are sash windows of 4 x 4 panes with flat-arched
heads and slightly projecting bays of brick. To the first floor are 2
lateral windows also of 4 x 4 panes with panelled lintels and a central
bullseye window of C20 date. To the centre above the door is a rectangular
datestone which reads W.C 1834. Hipped roof to the early C19 portion and
gabled to the C17 part. Recessed at left of this is one bay of the C17
range which has a ground floor sash window of 3 x 4 panes and a 2-light
first floor window. The left hand side of the building has to the early
C19 portion at right, a 2-light casement with flat head which is a C20
metal-framed insertion. To left is the end of the C17 wing which has a 3-
light C20 French window to the ground floor. The right hand end has an
outshut of C20 brick running along the whole of the ground floor. The C17
range at right has a brick chimney stack to its centre and 2 single-light
windows to left of this. Rear: entirely C19 and C20 glazing with a doorway
at left of centre. Two 2-light windows at left of it and a single-light
and 3-light casement at right. To the first floor are three 2-light
windows and a 4-light casement is at left of centre. Axial ridge stack at
right of C19 brick with 2 flues.
Interior: Chamfered ceiling beams to the ground floor rooms.
Listing NGR: TM2120151368
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Source: English Heritage
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