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The White House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6855 / 52°41'7"N

Longitude: -2.8895 / 2°53'22"W

OS Eastings: 339966

OS Northings: 310132

OS Grid: SJ399101

Mapcode National: GBR BB.3Z5S

Mapcode Global: WH8BR.LR7K

Plus Code: 9C4VM4P6+65

Entry Name: The White House

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307735

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259045

Location: Westbury, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Westbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Yockleton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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16/138 No. 3 (The White House)

- II

Shown on O.S. map as Ye Olde House.
Cottage. Mid-to late C17 with mid-to late C19 and late C20 alterations
and additions. Timber framed of cruck construction with painted
brick and rendered panels, partly rebuilt and extended in painted brick;
slate roofs. L-plan; 2 framed bays with gabled cross-wing of one
framed-bay to left (formerly 2-bays but shortened due to road widening;
C20 additions at rear). One storey and attic. Framing: square panels
(formerly 3 from sole-plate to wall plate), eaves raised in C19. Brick
stack behind ridge off-centre to right and integral lateral brick stack
to cross-wing; central gabled eaves dormer with 2-light diamond-leaded
casement; two C20 dormers at rear. Gable to left with 2-light
diamond-leaded attic casement; 4 windows to ground floor; one-, 2- and
3-light diamond-leaded C19 and C20 wooden casements; entrance at rear.
Cross-wing has exposed collar and tie-beam truss with queen struts, and
right-hand gable end has exposed tie-beam truss with raking struts.
Interior: full cruck truss at junction of 'hall' range and cross-wing
with apex missing, collar divided, and tie-beam; chamfered ceiling
beams, large open fireplace with chamfered lintel; early C18 attic
door with 2 raised and fielded panels and L-hinges. V.C.H. Vol. VIII,
p. 304, C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire.
Medieval-c.1850. The Parish of Westbury, Unpublished thesis (October
1979); Manchester University, p. 122.

Listing NGR: SJ3996610132

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