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The White House

A Grade II Listed Building in Finchingfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9822 / 51°58'55"N

Longitude: 0.4659 / 0°27'57"E

OS Eastings: 569439

OS Northings: 234392

OS Grid: TL694343

Mapcode National: GBR PGF.QL5

Mapcode Global: VHJHX.1F4T

Plus Code: 9F32XFJ8+V8

Entry Name: The White House

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115203

Location: Finchingfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Finchingfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Finchingfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(west side)

3/61 The White House


House. C15, altered in C16, C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof
thatched. 2-bay hall, C15, facing SE, with late C16 axial stack at right end,
and 2-bay extension beyond, late C16. One-bay extension beyond, C18. C20
extensions to right and at rear. 2 storeys. 4 C20 casements on ground floor, 3
on first floor. Plain door, but main entrance is in right return wall. The
interior has jowled posts, heavy studding, 2 large wood-burning hearths. The
hall has a cambered tiebeam with deep arched braces almost meeting in the
middle, and a late C16 inserted floor consisting of chamfered transverse beam
with lamb's tongue stops, and longitudinal plain joists of horizontal section.
There are 3 inserted windows of early glazed type (1) with hollow-moulded
mullions, in right upper wall of hall, blocked by the stack (2) with ovolo-
moulded mullions in left lower wall of hall, blocked (3) in front upper wall of
hall, blocked. Roof inaccessible; the roof of the hall was originally of
crownpost construction, possibly rebuilt.

Listing NGR: TL6943934392

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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