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The White House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brockley, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.161 / 52°9'39"N

Longitude: 0.6388 / 0°38'19"E

OS Eastings: 580587

OS Northings: 254695

OS Grid: TL805546

Mapcode National: GBR QFW.DBF

Mapcode Global: VHJH1.1Y18

Entry Name: The White House

Listing Date: 27 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403988

Location: Brockley, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP29

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Brockley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Brockley St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


7/48 The White House


House, formerly farmhouse; early C16, altered and extended mid C16 and C17. 3-
cell open-hall house; 2 storeys and attics. Timber-framed and rough-cast
rendered. Thatched roof, hipped at the left-hand end; eyebrow casement dormer;
axial chimney of red brick. Mainly C20 casements; a number of originally
unglazed diamond-mullioned windows. Gabled C20 asbestos-slated entrance porch
with boarded C19 door. An open-hall house of late type, with cross-passage
entrance formed within the service end. Probably-original chimney serves the
hall only; it backs onto the cross-passage. A crown-post roof with open truss
having cambered arch-braced tie-beam, the arch-braces springing from square
pilasters; the square crown-post has 4-way struts. Tension-braced close-
studded walls of good quality. First floor structure inserted into hall mid
C16. Attic floors inserted, and rear brewhouse wing with pantiled roof and
saw-tooth pattern chimney stack of red brick added, early C17. A good and
unusually complete example of the final phase of the mediaeval open-hall house.

Listing NGR: TL8058754695

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