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Latitude: 51.9822 / 51°58'55"N
Longitude: 0.4659 / 0°27'57"E
OS Eastings: 569439
OS Northings: 234392
OS Grid: TL694343
Mapcode National: GBR PGF.QL5
Mapcode Global: VHJHX.1F4T
Entry Name: The White House
Listing Date: 17 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1320429
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115203
Location: Finchingfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7
Civil Parish: Finchingfield
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Finchingfield St John Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 63 SE FINCHINGFIELD HOWE STREET
3/61 The White House
House. C15, altered in C16, C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof
thatched. 2-bay hall, C15, facing SE, with late C16 axial stack at right end,
and 2-bay extension beyond, late C16. One-bay extension beyond, C18. C20
extensions to right and at rear. 2 storeys. 4 C20 casements on ground floor, 3
on first floor. Plain door, but main entrance is in right return wall. The
interior has jowled posts, heavy studding, 2 large wood-burning hearths. The
hall has a cambered tiebeam with deep arched braces almost meeting in the
middle, and a late C16 inserted floor consisting of chamfered transverse beam
with lamb's tongue stops, and longitudinal plain joists of horizontal section.
There are 3 inserted windows of early glazed type (1) with hollow-moulded
mullions, in right upper wall of hall, blocked by the stack (2) with ovolo-
moulded mullions in left lower wall of hall, blocked (3) in front upper wall of
hall, blocked. Roof inaccessible; the roof of the hall was originally of
crownpost construction, possibly rebuilt.
Listing NGR: TL6943934392
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