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The White House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marlow, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5702 / 51°34'12"N

Longitude: -0.7754 / 0°46'31"W

OS Eastings: 484968

OS Northings: 186411

OS Grid: SU849864

Mapcode National: GBR D5W.GSS

Mapcode Global: VHDWB.HSXN

Entry Name: The White House

Listing Date: 16 July 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46227

Location: Marlow, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Marlow

Built-Up Area: Marlow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Great Marlow with Marlow Bottom, Little Marlow and Bisham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

1/27 (south west side)
No 72 (The White House)
The description shall be amended to read:

House, now offices. c1730; refronted c1820. Brick, with early C19 stucco front;
gabled old plain tile roofs; brick end stacks. Double-depth plan, 3 storeys;
2-window range. Front has two 3-storey bow windows, each with projecting reeded
cornices over early C19 tripartite sashes; to right is similar cornice set over
Tuscan columns and C20 door with flanking strip lights set in reeded architrave
with roundels. Deep cornice to roof. Triple-gabled rear elevation and left side
wall have early C19 12-pane sashes. No 72 is connected to No 74 (qv) by a wood-
covered bridge, with octagonal glazing bars to windows, at first floor level.
Interior: early C19 reeded cornice and architraves to ground-floor room on left,
and moulded cornice, early C19 panelling and segmental-arched service doorways to
right; to rear are two identical early C18 dog-leg staircases with bindings,
panelled dados, and moulded handrails set on turned balusters. C18 fielded panelled
doors and early C19 panelled doors. Reededcornices and architraves, with roundels
to first floor rooms. No 72 was evidently built as two dwellings before its
conversion to one house (retaining its two C18 staircases) in the early C19.


(South West Side)
No 72
(The White House)
SU 8486 1/27 16.7.49.

Late C18 early C19. 3 storeys. Projecting plinth. Painted stucco front
with wide flat eaves on reeded bed mould. Slate roof. Double segmental
bows, whole height, each with 3 light window, curved sashes, to all floors.
Delicate cornice at ground and 1st floor levels. The right hand bow is
supported on slender Doric columns forming porch to modern glazed door
with narrow side lights framed with panelled pilasters. 2 curved stone

Nos 72, 78 and 80 form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8496886411

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