The White House

3 Jul 2000
The White House, High Street, Much Hadham, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG10 6BS
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL 4219 MUCH HADHAM HIGH STREET (west side) Much Hadham village

13/39 The White House



House. Probably C16, altered C17, greatly modified and extended C18 and early C19. Stuccoed brick on timber frame. Green slate roof with C17 chimneystack of clustered polygonal shafts. 2 storeys. Early C19 Gothic front of 7 windows. Square central porch with clustered shafts and traceried frieze. Arch-headed sash windows, top lights ogeed, have flat hood moulds and reeded panel shutters on Ground floor, curved hoods on 1st floor.

Roughcast S gable end with canted 1st floor Gothic sash window.

Rear elevation has two and a half storey gabled wings to N and S with Ground floor Regency bows of 3, 6/6 sash windows. Single sashes with reeded architraves above. Between wings is bridge carried on clustered Gothic shafts of Ground floor loggia. Very good interior. Earlier C18 panelling and central staircase.

Rest, later C17, oak newel stair in square well, in SW corner.

Early C17 painted beam and panels behind panelling of N staircase wall. The house continues on the N side in late C19, 1 window house, painted brick and roughcast, steep pitched old red tile roof. 6-light, small pane, Ground floor casement. To ends of main front are quadrants of Regency wrought iron railings, formerly continuous to porch. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL4277419291


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0921 IOE Records taken by John Harris; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John Harris. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Harris, John

Rights Holder: Harris, John


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