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The White House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetherden, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2267 / 52°13'36"N

Longitude: 0.9384 / 0°56'18"E

OS Eastings: 600781

OS Northings: 262789

OS Grid: TM007627

Mapcode National: GBR SJ4.B23

Mapcode Global: VHKDG.69YC

Entry Name: The White House

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280695

Location: Wetherden, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wetherden

Built-Up Area: Wetherden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wetherden St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

WETHERDEN CHURCH LANE
TM 06 SW

4/212 The White House
09/12/55

GV II

Former farmhouse, c.1600. 2 storeys and attics. 3-cell lobby-entrance plan;
an unusually complete example. Timber-framed and plastered. Plaintiled roof
with axial original chimney of buff/pink brick with sawtooth shaft. Mainly
C18/C19 casements of 3 lights; over the entrance is one original ovolo-
mullioned window, in the gables are original diamond-mullioned windows, and in
the rear wall is another at 1st storey which projects slightly in oriel
fashion. C19 boarded entrance door. The framing is fully exposed internally.
The parlour has close-studding, an ovolo-moulded bridging beam and a fireplace
lintel to match. Another lintelled fireplace in the hall and two arched
fireplaces in the chambers complete with hearths. Two-tier bide purlin roof:
the upper tier clasped and wind-braced and the lower tier butted between
principal rafters. A short central rear wing appears original.


Listing NGR: TM0078162789

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