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White House Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Laxfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3093 / 52°18'33"N

Longitude: 1.3346 / 1°20'4"E

OS Eastings: 627409

OS Northings: 273150

OS Grid: TM274731

Mapcode National: GBR WMP.27N

Mapcode Global: VHL9R.27W0

Plus Code: 9F43885M+PR

Entry Name: White House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280147

Location: Laxfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Laxfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Laxfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 27 SE

4/27 White House Farmhouse

-- II*

Farmhouse. Early C15 with C16 addition to right of stack. Timber framed and
plastered except for the rear wall which is weatherboarded. The front has C20
widely-spaced applied studding. Pantiled roof. 1½ storeys. 4 windows, C19
and C20 casements. Plank door. 2 small gabled dormers. Internal stack.
Against the left gable end a lean-to addition and a small stack. A former
open hall house, one end of which (probably the solar end) was rebuilt in C16
when the stack was inserted. 2-bay open hall with original heavily sooted
queen-post roof with a ridge piece; the queen-posts are of cross-quadrate
section. There are 2 additional tie beams in what is probably the lower bay
of the hall, but no evidence for them in the upper bay. C16 inserted ceiling
has bridging beam with solid arched braces to the wall posts and chamfered
joists with run-out stops. Hall fireplace has a good moulded and embattled
lintol. C16 addition has chamfered-joist ground floor ceiling. C16 newel

Listing NGR: TM2740973150

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