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Pear Tree Cottage, Harberton

Description: Pear Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 101302

OS Grid Reference: SX7849456246
OS Grid Coordinates: 278494, 56246
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3935, -3.7108

Location: Bow Road, Harberton, Devon TQ9 7TQ

Locality: Harberton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7TQ

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Listing Text

15/398 BOW ROAD,
24.9.85 Pear Tree Cottage


Cottage. Circa C17. Slate rubble, rendered at front and at ends. Scantle
slate roof with gable end to right (west) and half-hipped left hand end.
Large stone rubble gable end stack with set offs to right and stone rubble
lateral stack at rear of east end.
Plan: Appears to be a 2 room plan, the larger right hand room has a gable end
stack and the smaller left hand room is heated from a lateral stack at the
back. There is a large stair turret on the rear right hand corner. The
present front entrance leads directly into the right hand room; the rear
doorway is blocked but it is not certain whether it is directly opposite the
front doorway. Later outshut at left end and small lean to against rear stair
Exterior: storeys. 3-window range. Ground floor has 3 horizontally
sliding sashes, those to left and right with old frames with thick glazing
bars, that to left of centre is C20 replacement. Central C20 glazed door with
small slated canopy. 2 small early C19 2-light casements with glazing bars
left and right on first floor.
At rear semi-circular stair turret on left with small later lean-to added.
Straight joint to right of centre and lateral rear stack to right. Ground
floor small windows and window above to left. Blocked doorway to right and
blocked window above.
Interior: closely-spaced roughtly hewn cross-beams. Stone newel stair in
rear stair turret. Later straight framed stairs in rear of east room.
Appears to have timber lintel to blocked fireplace at west end. First floor
and roof structure not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX7849456246

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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