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The White House, Highworth

Description: The White House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 318484

OS Grid Reference: SU2005392856
OS Grid Coordinates: 420013, 192468
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6307, -1.7122

Location: Westrop, Highworth, Swindon SN6 7HJ

Locality: Highworth
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 7HJ

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Listing Text

(west side)
The White House
(formerly listed under
Lechlade Road)
SU 2092 SW 18/355 26.1.55
SU 1992 SE 18/355


Mid C18 with late C17 premises to rear. Two and a half storeys red brick
with blue headers. Plaster coved cornice. Stone slate roof. Two gabled
dormers. Two gable end brick chimneys with moulded capping to left with central
breaks to moulding. Four windows, glazing bar sashes in flush moulded frames
first floor, one on ground floor. Door off-centre left - mid C19 6 panels
- under swept iron hood on slender iron support. Segmental headed coachway
to left with reeded pilasters (to Jesmond House Yard). Long extension to
rear tailing off with pony stable with loft over and rounded corner.
Interior: staircase resited, turned balusters. A certain amount of panelling.
Ground floor rear room has niche cupboard, lattice cupboard and C18 door with
rising hinges. On first floor landing is a lead lined slop basin.

Listing NGR: SU2005392856

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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