This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TM1473 CHURCH STREET 585-1/7/73 (North side) 15/06/51 No.53 White House and The Cottage (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STREET (North side) White House and wing adjoining White House)
Formerly known as: White House CHURCH STREET. Two houses. EXTERIOR: White House: early C16, remodelled early C18. Facade added 1875 by JK Colling. Timber-framed and brick. Plaintile and slate (front) roofs. Rendered and whitewashed brick facade of 2 storeys and dormer attic; 5-window range. Central 8-panelled door, the upper two panels glazed. Eared doorcase.
Two 6/6 unhorned sashes either side and 5 to first floor. Parapet. Gabled roof with one flat-topped dormer. Shaped early C18 gable ends, each carrying one square stack. To left of elevation is The Cottage: late C17 timber frame, rendered and whitewashed. Hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. Bay window to ground floor with 2/2 and 8/8 horned sashes. 6-panelled door to right, the upper two panels glazed. Eared timber doorcase with open pediment. Rear elevation presents two 2-storey gabled wings, that to the east with an early C18 shaped gable with an apical stack. Mixed fenestration throughout of C19 and C20 casements and sashes. INTERIOR: cellar with C16 brickwork. East ground-floor room with large-framed C18 panelling, a modillion eaves cornice and a 4-centred fireplace with carved spandrels. West room with multiple roll-moulded C16 bridging beams, middle rail and joists, all with tongue stops. Open-string mid C18 staircase with turned balusters and a ramped and wreathed handrail. Rear east wing with timber frame of heavy scantling and jowled principal posts with arched braces to tie beams. Roof of front range has 4 bays of crown post roof, the crown posts with open arched braces to crown purlin only. The Cottage has late C17 frame with chamfered bridging beams and plain joists.
Listing NGR: TM1483173851
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Brick, Render, Slate, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling