Record Details

NHER Number:15746
Type of record:Building
Name:White House

Summary

A 17th century rendered timber framed house, originally a farmhouse and dairy. Extensively restored, the building is two storeys high with attics (and attic windows in the gable ends), and has a steep pantiled roof.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1511 8620
Map Sheet:TM18NE
Parish:GISSING, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

6 February 1980. Visited.
Late medieval or early post medieval timber framed house, exterior plastered. Slight jetty on east gable wall.
Much restored but upper windows above penthouse on north side (back) are of long and low type.
Offcentre chimney and another pairing it but smaller.
Press cutting (S1) in file. Architectural plans (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU).

June 1981. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
17th century timber-frame house, rendered. Steep pantile roof with gabled ends. Two storeys and attic (attic windows in gable ends). Three widely spaced windows, modern two and three-light casements with glazing bars. The east end bay is slightly later. Brick chimney stack off centre of original east part. Another brick chimney stack at junction with later part. Lean-to at rear.
Information from (S3).

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1998. Restored house was once farm and dairy. 1 May.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
<S3>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1152904.

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