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Latitude: 51.1973 / 51°11'50"N
Longitude: -4.1782 / 4°10'41"W
OS Eastings: 247904
OS Northings: 146483
OS Grid: SS479464
Mapcode National: GBR KK.4Z83
Mapcode Global: VH3PV.J5HH
Entry Name: The White House
Listing Date: 17 May 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1208021
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390145
Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Ilfracombe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Lee St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
853-1/1/153 The White House
House. Late C17, considerably altered in C19. Roughly coursed
rubble slate; Welsh slate roofs. 2-room, central cross passage
with rear stairs, and shippon (now converted) to right under
lower roof line; C19 front wing (raised to 2-storeys in
late-C19) to left forming L-shaped plan overall.
EXTERIOR: house a 3-window range with Yorkshire sashes to 1st
floor (2 and 4 lights), and with 3-light Yorkshire sash
windows flanking roughly central doorway to passage with
half-glazed and panelled door. Former shippon with gabled
dormer and window below (both with Yorkshire sashes) and
separate doorway. To the right of the junction of these two
sections of the house is a slit window of uncertain function.
Front wing obscures lower part of formerly front lateral
stack. 2-light sashes to inner elevation. End stack.
INTERIOR: some C19 joinery and some earlier wide floorboards
and wedge door. Narrow dairy to rear of left-hand room. Deep
fireplaces to right-hand room and wing, the former with
evidence of disused smoking chamber.
Listing NGR: SS4790446483
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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