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The White House, Alne

Description: The White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 333352

OS Grid Reference: SE4966965525
OS Grid Coordinates: 449669, 465525
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0833, -1.2422

Location: Mitchell Lane, Alne, North Yorkshire YO61 1RS

Locality: Alne
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 1RS

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Listing Text

5/9 (north side)

The White House


House. Whitewashed brick with substantial remains of a timber frame dating from the
late C16. Welsh slate roof. End chimneys. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Formerly an aisled
house with central entrance. Modern recessed entrance in same position. Modern
casements with leaded lights. The main eastern room has a principal beam with broad
chamfer with pyramidal stop and an inglenook. The western room has a similar principal
beam with plain stop. There are 3 posts remaining at ground level which rest on
padstones. The wall plate is visible in the north wall of the kitchen. The front wall
plate shows regular pegholes for studs, now replaced by brick. Part of the arcade
plate is also visible. At 1st floor level the cross walls show the timber framework of
posts and tie beams with curved braces. Common rafter roof of 24 couples. One pair of
purlins strutted from the two surviving tie beams. One remaining collar clasping the
purlins. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report
No. 494.

Listing NGR: SE4966865523

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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