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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: 1307735



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Westbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259045

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16/138 No. 3 (The White House) -

- II

Shown on O.S. map as Ye Olde House. Cottage. Mid-to late C17 with mid-to late C19 and late C20 alterations and additions. Timber framed of cruck construction with painted brick and rendered panels, partly rebuilt and extended in painted brick; slate roofs. L-plan; 2 framed bays with gabled cross-wing of one framed-bay to left (formerly 2-bays but shortened due to road widening; C20 additions at rear). One storey and attic. Framing: square panels (formerly 3 from sole-plate to wall plate), eaves raised in C19. Brick stack behind ridge off-centre to right and integral lateral brick stack to cross-wing; central gabled eaves dormer with 2-light diamond-leaded casement; two C20 dormers at rear. Gable to left with 2-light diamond-leaded attic casement; 4 windows to ground floor; one-, 2- and 3-light diamond-leaded C19 and C20 wooden casements; entrance at rear. Cross-wing has exposed collar and tie-beam truss with queen struts, and right-hand gable end has exposed tie-beam truss with raking struts. Interior: full cruck truss at junction of 'hall' range and cross-wing with apex missing, collar divided, and tie-beam; chamfered ceiling beams, large open fireplace with chamfered lintel; early C18 attic door with 2 raised and fielded panels and L-hinges. V.C.H. Vol. VIII, p. 304, C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval-c.1850. The Parish of Westbury, Unpublished thesis (October 1979); Manchester University, p. 122.

Listing NGR: SJ3996610132

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908), 304
Ryan, C, The Evolution of the Peasant House in Shropshire Medieval c1850 The Parish of Westbury122

National Grid Reference: SJ 39966 10132


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