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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1256263



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465113

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SE5952NW WATER END 1112-1/6/1179 (North West side) 24/06/83 No.28 The White House (Formerly Listed as: WATER END No.28 Green Tree Cottage)


Public house, now house. Early C19, altered C20. Painted roughcast with exposed brick side walls. Slate M-roof, with 2 gables facing road. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 2 main bays, with one below each gable. The ground-floor windows project on timber brackets and have slated pentices. They are of 3 lights with timber mullions. The main 1st floor windows are of 3 lights with a transom and have casements. In the centre there is a small casement window. The central doorway has a roughcast chamfered Tudor-arched surround, and a slated pentice on shaped timber brackets. The door is partly glazed. The gable verges project. Chimneys to left and right, with tall partly-rendered caps. History. INTERIOR: not inspected. The building was called the Green Tree in 1830 and kept by George Holgate. In 1836 it was called the Sycamore Inn and kept by Alice Holgate. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1975-: 68).

Listing NGR: SE5913452961

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York IV East, (1975), 68

National Grid Reference: SE 59134 52961


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