© Mr Patrick A. Smout LBIPP
WHITE LION COTTAGE, 38 HIGH STREET (west side)
STRETHAM, EAST CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Mr Patrick A. Smout LBIPP
15 July 2001
19 August 1988
Date of last amendment:
19 August 1988
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STRETHAM HIGH STREET
TL 5174 (West Side)
24/22 No. 38 (White Lion
House, formerly White Lion PH. Circa 1600, renovated late C20.
Timber-framed, plaster rendered on plinth with plain tiled roof, hipped at the
south end. Original ridge stack of clunch rubble with local brick to upper
courses. Single range plan of three bays including the narrower entry and
chimney bay. Two storeys and attic. Three first floor modern wood casements
and similar ground floor windows on either side of lobby entry doorway. In
the rear wall at first floor an original three-light diamond mullion casement.
Interior: Plan of two rooms on either side of the chimney bay. Back to back
inglenook hearths. Substantial scantling to wall and ceiling frames. Stop
chamfered main beams transversal to the range and carried on prick posts which
are continuous from sole plate to wall plate and form an intermediate truss
without tiebeams. The prick posts in the room at the south end, possibly
originally a parlour, have more elaborate moulding. Flight of brick steps to
first floor on north side of stack. Arch braced tiebeams, and main posts with
long jowled heads. Clasped side purlin roof with paired wind bracing. The
ceiling frame with its transversal main beams carried on moulded brick posts,
arch braced tiebeams and long jowled post heads are similar to those of the
Mansion House, Covenay (q.v.).