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Pear Tree House, Piddletrenthide

Description: Pear Tree House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 104948

OS Grid Reference: SY7054899752
OS Grid Coordinates: 370548, 99752
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7966, -2.4192

Location: B3143, Piddletrenthide, Dorset DT2 7QG

Locality: Piddletrenthide
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7QG

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Listing Text


12/217 26-1-56 Pear Tree House


House, C16, remodelled C19. Banded flint and rubble with upper floor
in banded brick and flint. Rubble quoins. Gable-ended thatched roof
with end brick stacks. 1½ storeys, 3 window range. Ground floor has
3-light casements with full glazing bars to the right and horizontal
glazing bars to the left. The upper floor has 2-light casements with
glazing bars. Central C20 door. Internal features (RCHM): open
fireplace with chamfered surround and 4-centred head cut from reused
altar-stone with 5 incised consecration crosses; end newel stone stair
entred through doorway with 4-centred head; upper doorway with 4-centred
head and continuous jambs; upper fireplace with moulded 4-centred head
with carved initials in the spandrels; ceilings with deep chamfered,
intersecting beams.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 217, no 10.

Listing NGR: SY7054899752

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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