Complex amalgam of buildings of different dates,
possibly unfolding as follows: earlier 18th century 2-
storey house, with attic and cellar, adjoined to N by
mid to later 18th century house and later 18th century
houses to SE; early 19th century linking section to SE
and earlier 19th century to NE; further later additions
and alterations. Small courtyard formed at centre; sub-
divided post 1953. White painted harled with painted
ashlar dressings; some with chamfered arrises.
WHITEHOUSE: earlier 18th century house with 3 irregular
bays to W; corniced and lugged doorway with pulvinated
frieze; panelled door, upper panels glazed; windows in
flanking bays at ground; 3 irregularly spaced, narrow
windows under eaves above. 2 windows to ground and
1st floor on gabled S elevation and 1 attic window.
Steeply pitched gables; end stacks. Mid to later 3-bay
house adjoined to N gable, and slightly recessed, with
higher eaves and regular windows to W, in each bay; 1st
floor windows probably enlarged; 2 large, later windows
at 1st floor on N gable; broad gablehead stack.
19th century piend-roofed addition to E corner with
regrettable modern French window inserted at ground,
and 2 1st floor windows to N.
INTERIOR: early 19th century panelling to entrance
sitting room and 1st floor drawing room; 20th century
marble scale and platt staircase addition; Adamesque
chimneypiece; coomb ceiling with decorative plasterwork
to drawing room, and niche with shell motif. Mural
landscape paints probably 18th century, at 1st floor.
EASTER WHITEHOUSE: corniced doorway to S, in narrow
3-bay corniced linking block with blocking course; 2-
leaf panelled doors; bipartite, stone mullioned windows
flanking at ground, and large 1st floor window at
centre; grey slates and E end stack. Late 18th century
irregular 3-bay gabled blocks to E, at right angles to
linking block; door in lower bays to S, with swept
dormerheads added later to left; brown pantiles. Higher
eaves to 3 irregular bays to right; red pantiles.
Further additions to E and entrance.
Variety of glazing patterns, predominantly small-pane
and sash and case windows. Ashlar coped skews.
RETAINING WALLS, GATEPIERS, GATES AND RAILINGS: rubble
retaining walls to S, enclosing grounds by Crookston
Road and Whitehouse Cottage, and gardens to N and E;
weathered, corniced ashlar gatepiers with ball
finials; 2-leaf arrowhead gates. Low ashlar coped wall
with arrowhead railings to S and W. Decorative wrought-
iron gates to garden.