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White House

A Grade II Listed Building in Fincham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.629 / 52°37'44"N

Longitude: 0.4874 / 0°29'14"E

OS Eastings: 568445

OS Northings: 306377

OS Grid: TF684063

Mapcode National: GBR P6Q.420

Mapcode Global: WHKQZ.G5BV

Plus Code: 9F42JFHP+JX

Entry Name: White House

Listing Date: 2 November 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 480591

Location: Fincham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE33

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Fincham

Built-Up Area: Fincham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Fincham St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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House. Early C17, altered and extended mid C18 and converted to 2 houses, converted to single occupancy C20. Colourwashed carstone and flint with brick dressings; pantiled roof.
PLAN: lobby entrance with conventional parlour-hall-services plan.
EXTERIOR: south front is 2-storeys; 3-window range. Entrance door to right of centre under segmental arch. 3 mid C20 2-light casements to each floor. T-shaped ridge stack over door, and an internal gable-end stack to west. Ovolo-moulded brick gable kneelers.
East and west returns show evidence of the roof raised in C18. West gable with one blocked door and a single-light C20 attic window; west gable with one C20 casement each floor and one similar window to each floor of the rear outshut. C20 door into outshut.
Rear (north) elevation with a full-length C18 outshut under a catslide roof, rebated at the east end. 2 plank doors, that to right opening into an external storeroom. 2 C20 2-light casements to east, and one C19 12-paned fixed window to west, lighting the storeroom. Raking dormer fitted with late C19 2-light casement. Stack emerges through roof to east of dormer. Rebated section to east with one C20 casement and an external stack.
INTERIOR: parlour to east of stack with sunk-quadrant moulded spine beam with tongue stops. Fireplace blocked with 1970s fire surround. Blocked external door in south wall at east end, fitted with shelving. Hall, to west of stack, with chamfered spine beam and C20 fireplace. 2 plank doors into outshut. Services to west end with boarded bridging beam connecting with the hall spine beam, indicating the services east partition wall is relocated further west. Winder staircase north of the stack, with a studwork north wall. Outshut with kitchens at east and west end. West kitchen with plank door into pantry created by partitioning an area of the west storeroom. Boarded spine beam in east kitchen.
East room of first floor with early C19 cast-iron Pantheon-pattern hob grate. West wall with one pair of early C17 cranked rafters (upper crucks). Centre room with one late C18 cast-iron Bath grate. Plain west room, with second staircase to ground floor.
Outshut roof of rafters and one tier of taper-tenoned staggered butt purlins. Main roof of C18: rafters, one tier of taper-tenoned butt purlins and collars.

Listing NGR: TF6844506377

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