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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.

Name: THE WHITE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1383349

Location

THE WHITE HOUSE, ASTON MUNSLOW

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityMunslow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Feb-2000

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 483767

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Details

MUNSLOW

SO58NW ASTON MUNSLOW 1312-1/11/148 The White House 28/10/69 (Formerly Listed as: MUNSLOW ASTON The White House)

GV II*

Manor house, now house. C15 with early C19 additions. Painted render on coursed rubble plinth, stone rubble, painted timber frame with painted infill panels. Plain-tile roofs and hipped tile roof. Large central stone ridge stack with brick shaft, C19 integral brick eaves stacks. Long range with one end of former great hall with cross wing and an early C19 extension now forming the main house at the other end. EXTERIOR: 2-storey and single-storey and attic. South-east front to left is early C19 rendered 2-storey, 3-window hipped range of 6/6 sashes under flat keyed lintels, central door with surround with pilasters and flat canopy. To right is stone rubble range of old hall with 2-light upper-level casement and 3 2-light casements at ground storey, plain boarded door to left. Gable end: rendered gable with 2-light casement under weatherboard, lower level covered by later lean-to extension. Rear: to right is stone rubble range with 6/6 sash at first storey and blocked window at ground storey. Central projecting gabled 2-storey C16 timber-framed wing of close studding with straight tension braces and arched brace to return side, gable-truss of straight tie beam, vertical struts, collar and twin raking struts. To left is stone rubble hall range with framed dormer with 3-light casement over 3-light casement at ground storey. INTERIOR: great hall of 4 unequal bays divided into 2 storeys in C16, the north bay occupied by large chimney and fireplaces. Truss types of spere truss, jointed cruck, and full cruck truss. Roof slopes have curved windbraces. Thought to have been the manor house of Aston Munslow in medieval times, before the building of the present house.





Listing NGR: SO5102486751

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National Grid Reference: SO 51024 86751

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