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The White House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Munslow, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4765 / 52°28'35"N

Longitude: -2.7225 / 2°43'20"W

OS Eastings: 351024

OS Northings: 286751

OS Grid: SO510867

Mapcode National: GBR BK.K4FM

Mapcode Global: VH83Q.R0LV

Entry Name: The White House

Listing Date: 28 October 1969

Last Amended: 29 February 2000

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483767

Location: Munslow, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Munslow

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Munslow

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


MUNSLOW

SO58NW ASTON MUNSLOW
1312-1/11/148 The White House
28/10/69
(Formerly Listed as:
MUNSLOW ASTON
The White House)

GV II*

Manor house, now house. C15 with early C19 additions. Painted
render on coursed rubble plinth, stone rubble, painted timber
frame with painted infill panels. Plain-tile roofs and hipped
tile roof. Large central stone ridge stack with brick shaft,
C19 integral brick eaves stacks. Long range with one end of
former great hall with cross wing and an early C19 extension
now forming the main house at the other end.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey and single-storey and attic. South-east
front to left is early C19 rendered 2-storey, 3-window hipped
range of 6/6 sashes under flat keyed lintels, central door
with surround with pilasters and flat canopy. To right is
stone rubble range of old hall with 2-light upper-level
casement and 3 2-light casements at ground storey, plain
boarded door to left.
Gable end: rendered gable with 2-light casement under
weatherboard, lower level covered by later lean-to extension.
Rear: to right is stone rubble range with 6/6 sash at first
storey and blocked window at ground storey. Central projecting
gabled 2-storey C16 timber-framed wing of close studding with
straight tension braces and arched brace to return side,
gable-truss of straight tie beam, vertical struts, collar and
twin raking struts. To left is stone rubble hall range with
framed dormer with 3-light casement over 3-light casement at
ground storey.
INTERIOR: great hall of 4 unequal bays divided into 2 storeys
in C16, the north bay occupied by large chimney and
fireplaces. Truss types of spere truss, jointed cruck, and
full cruck truss. Roof slopes have curved windbraces.
Thought to have been the manor house of Aston Munslow in
medieval times, before the building of the present house.

Listing NGR: SO5102486751

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

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