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Description: White House and Grange Fell
Date Listed: 14 October 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 33606
OS Grid Reference: ST5562972870
OS Grid Coordinates: 355629, 172870
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4531, -2.6399
The following building shall be added to the list:-
ST 57 SE LONG ASHTON ABBOTSLEIGH ROAD
5/10001 White House and
Pair of dwellings. 1901 by Henry Dare Bryan. Roughcast over
brick; gabled and hipped tile roofs with original rainwater
goods; roughcast stacks. Longitudinal plan with dwelling at each
end. Arts and Crafts style. 2 storeys and attics; 5-window range.
Wood-mullioned windows of up to 4 lights with original shutters
and iron catches etc to rectangular leaded casements. Swept roof
with moulded guttering over two square bay windows to left. Broad
overhanging eaves, surmounted by flat-roofed dormer to left with
plain pilasters and moulded cornice, is continued to run beneath
tall M-shaped gabled dormers to right which are built over 2-
storey canted bays with central doorway. Other elevations in
similar style, especially notable being the treatment of the
gable ends, with eaves of roof wrapped around each gable, that
to right under gablet flanked by stacks and that to left over
canted oriel window and doorway with decorative bracketed hood
in early C18 style. Interior: complete with panelled doors in
moulded architraves, moulded cornices and fireplaces in classical
and Art Nouveau style. The White House to left has pierced Art
Nouveau splat balusters to staircase. Strapwork ceiling to rear
left. Service doors with flat cornicing, the pantry having
original shelves. Grange Fell noted as having complete interior
and grained vaulting to entrance hall. A good example of an Arts
and Crafts house, clearly influenced by the work of C F A Voysey.
Listing NGR: ST5562972870
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Source: English Heritage
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