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Description: White Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 7 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 307157
OS Grid Reference: SP4049865374
OS Grid Coordinates: 440498, 265374
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2850, -1.4077
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9/26 White Hall Farmhouse
07/01/52 (Formerly listed as White
Farmhouse. Cl5/early C16 with C19 additions. Timber framed with rendered infill
and brick in Flemish bond. Plain-tile roof with brick end and lateral stacks.
Probably originally a hall-house with solar. 2-storey, 3-window range. C15 range
is truncated to right. Close-studded to centre and C19 brick encased to right,
with C19 three-light casements. C15 doorway to centre has moulded timber
surround and pointed arch with foliage carving within spandrels. C19 ribbed
double doors. In close studding above door a C15 timber window of 2 ogee-headed
lights and carved mouchette tracery. Further similar C15 two-light window now
re-used in C19 porch to right gable end. C15/C16 timber-framed chamber block
with close-studded first floor to left, extending to front and rear. Front now
encased in C18 brick, dated 17? in stone panel in gable end. Heavy jettied
close-studded gable to rear. C19 and C20 casements. C19 brick 2-window range in
gable of earlier building to rear has sashes to ground and first floors. C19
door in C19 porch to right gable end. Interior: C16 spine beams in C16 range,
with recently subdivided first floor above, and sub-divided ground floor. Curved
windbraces visible in top rooms. In ground floor room of C15 range
heavily-moulded posts rise from ground and continue into roof trusses. C15 roof
now in first floor. 2 trusses remaining, with windbraces springing into now
truncated wall. Each truss has a moulded cambered tie-beam with elaborately
carved bosses, that to east foliage, that to west an angel holding a book.
Cambered collars supported on arcades of four depressed arches. Collars support
carved struts. Truss to west has depressed-arch openings to either side,
probably leading to gallery with C15 window. Possible remains of a screens
passage below west truss.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.343; entry refers to above building, but
wrongly ascribes description to Manor Farmhouse, south of the Church of Holy
Listing NGR: SP4049865374
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Source: English Heritage
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