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Description: Pear Tree Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105819
OS Grid Reference: ST5108707813
OS Grid Coordinates: 351087, 107813
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8677, -2.6964
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ST 50 NW HIGHER HALSTOCK
1/70 Pear Tree Farmhouse
Detached Farmhouse. Dated H. S-A 1737 on stone tablet over the doorway.
Rubble-stone walls and ashlar quoins. Roman-tile roof, (formerly thatch)
with stone gable-copings. Stone stacks with moulded cornices at gable ends.
Two storeys and attics. 3 windows, ground floor windows have a continuous
string-course over, stepped up, over front doorway. Hollow-chamfered stone
mullions, with wood casements, renewed. Windows of 3-lights, except centre
upper of 2 lights. Front door at centre, with recess-panels, C20. Interior:
open fireplace in each end with dressed stone jambs and wood lintel. Half-spiral
wood staircase in corner beside east end fireplace. Central hall, with heavy
plank-and-muntin partitioning, dividing it off from rooms. Attached outbuilding
at east end C19, rubble-stone with brick quoins. Corrugated asbestos roof.
Two storeys. One window, brick-dressed wood casement. (RCHM Dorset I, p.122(16))
Listing NGR: ST5108707813
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Source: English Heritage
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