Description: White Friars Hotel
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 295696
OS Grid Reference: TQ6633411397
OS Grid Coordinates: 566334, 111397
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8781, 0.3630
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WARTLING BOREHAM STREET
White Friars Hotel
TQ 6611 34/330 13.10.52
The oldest portion is the stone and brick crow-stepped chimney breast on
the north-east wall which is C16. But the main portion of the building dates
from 1721. The main front faces south-east. Two storeys and attic. Nine
windows. Three dormers. Red brick and grey headers, covered with creepers.
Stringcourse. Eaves cornice. Hipped tiled roof. Casement windows with
small square leaded panes. Doorway with flat hood on brackets and stone
sundial over with the date 1721, the initials B. I. M. and the arms of the
Benbridge family. The north-east front has a stone Venetian window on ground
floor with Ionic pilasters, and a doorway with fluted Ionic half-columns
and a door of 6 fielded panels, flanked by side-lights above which a tile-hung
bay has been built out on brick pillars. The north-west or entrance front
has 6 windows and consists of 4 short parallel ranges at right angles to
the main wing, each having a gable with a chimney at its apex. Modern wing
added on the south side. The interior contains bolection-moulded panelling
of 1721 circa and a plaster ceiling in the dining-roof.
Listing NGR: TQ6633411397
Source: English Heritage
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