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The White House

A Grade I Listed Building in Suckley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1726 / 52°10'21"N

Longitude: -2.4093 / 2°24'33"W

OS Eastings: 372104

OS Northings: 252780

OS Grid: SO721527

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.5BZ1

Mapcode Global: VH92Q.6N4C

Entry Name: The White House

Listing Date: 12 November 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151384

Location: Suckley, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Suckley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Suckley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

In the entry for
SUCKLEY CP The White House
3/77

The grade shall be amended to read: I

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SO 75 SW SUCKLEY CP -

3/77 The White House
12/11/51
-

- II*


Farmhouse. Early C18 with later additions. Painted brick with hipped,
slate roofs, 2 parallel roof ridges with brick end stacks. 3 storeys
and cellar with bands between floor levels and modillion eaves cornice.
2:3:2 bays; only the ground floor of the first 2 bays survives now with
a parapeted lean-to roof and the inner window blocked; all windows are
glazing bar sashes with cambered heads. Central doorway has large shell-
niche hood with decorative stucco work of a cherub's head and wings, a
basket of flowers and foliage scrolls supported on 2 console brackets
with carved foliated decoration; large key-block with Rococo plasterwork
panel projects above moulded architrave and is flanked by moulded panels;
C19 double door, 4 panelled, the upper two panels having semi-circular
heads, and plain rectangular fanlight with convex corners. Rear elevation
is identical in detail except for canopy stucco work, which has grotesque
heads and central floral spray, and door which is half-glazed with a
barred rectangular fanlight. Interior: Very fine oak dog-leg staircase
with half-landings, moulded handrail, spiral balusters, panelled dado,
stair gates at foot, and tall, square, richly carved newels with carved
figures at base. Dining room to rear right: ceiling has oval stucco
wreath of fruit and flowers. Drawing room to rear left: ceiling, wall
panels and chimney piece decorated with Rococo plasterwork.


Listing NGR: SO7210452780

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