White House Farmhouse, Main Street, Beeby (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6692, -1.0213
Date ListedTue 9th October, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressWhite House Farmhouse Main Street Beeby LE7 3BL
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK6628008390
Volume, Map, Item285, 7, 35
Conservation AreaBeeby

House, dated 1722, but with considerably earlier core. Brick, painted white with remnants of former timber frame. Swithland slate roof. 2 storeys, hall and 2 cross wings in plan. Central range has traces of blocked doorway in left hand angle, 1 triple light sash window with gauged brick head, a block window, and doorway in right hand angle on to inner cross passage. Three renewed upper 2 light casement windows. Left hand wing has a triple light sash window with gauged brick head to ground floor, new wood mullioned and transomed window above, and date stone in the gable apex with the initials H.K. In its side elevation, is a stone plinth, one massive full height timber post and a wall plate. Horizontal sliding sash window. Right hand wing has a triple light sash window to each floor, and a massive projecting stack on its inner face.
Inside, a heavily beamed room in the left hand wing, moulded beams in central range, one timber post resting on pad stone in inner wall of left hand wing, and a fine staircase with turned balusters, possible late C17.
Large red brick Victorian wing to rear.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.