WHITE HOUSE SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307362
Date first listed:
01-May-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
01-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
WHITE HOUSE SCHOOL, 33, CLAYPIT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHITE HOUSE SCHOOL, 33, CLAYPIT STREET

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Whitchurch Urban
National Grid Reference:
SJ 54277 41776

Details

WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. CLAYPIT STREET (south-east SJ 5441 side) 8/47 No. 33 (White House School) 1.5.51 (Formerly listed as The - White House) II

House, now school. Early C18, remodelled and enlarged in the arly C19. Red brick, rendered and painted to front. C20 concrete- tile roof with slate roofs to wings. Centre block of 3 storeys and gable-lit attic with slightly set-back early C19 two-storey wings. Centre block with moulded plinth, banded rustication, plat band, panelled end pilaster strips, moulded stone cornice to centre bay, and boxed gutter. Integral brick end stack to left. 1:1:1 bays with central break; first-floor glazing bar sashes and ground- floor wooden cross windows, with stone cills and rusticated voussoirs. Left-hand first-floor window, lower than the rest. Central C20 door with rectangular overlight. Rendered porch with paired pilaster strips supporting frieze and triangular pedimented gable. 4 steps up to door. Right-hand wing with integral brick end stack, first-floor wooden cross window with painted cill and half-glazed 4-panelled door with rectangular overlight. Left-hand wing with first-floor segmental-headed tripartite sash. Rear: centre block with dentil brick eaves cornice and wing with dormer and integral brick end stack. Wings with toothed-brick eaves cornices. Interior: single flight staircase of c.1710-20 to left of entrance, with closed string, balusters consisting of fluted columns on acanthus-wreathed vases, ramped moulded handrail with curved knees, fluted column-on-vase newel posts with octagonal bases and caps, and dado rail; landing balustrade returning on 2 sides. Left-hand ground-floor room, rear corridor and landing with moulded plaster cornices. C18 doors with 6 raised and fielded panels and moulded architraves.

Listing NGR: SJ5427741776

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
260601
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Jun 2007
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