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Description: Pear Tree Cottage
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 131014
OS Grid Reference: SP1902221630
OS Grid Coordinates: 419022, 221630
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8929, -1.7250
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WICK RISSINGTON WYCK RISSINGTON VILLAGE
SP 12 SE
1/283 Pear Tree Cottage
Detached house, at one time converted into 2 cottages. Mid C17
with late C17-early C18 extension to rear: limestone rubble with
dressed stone quoins. Stone slate roofing at front, concrete tile
at rear with brick stacks. Rectangular plan with lean-to
extension along the rear wall. Two storeys and attic.
Symmetrical, 2-windowed facade. Two 4-light hollow-chamfered
stone-mullioned casements with stopped hoods and hollow chamfered
surrounds to the ground floor; the left-hand casement has a king
mullion. Two 3-light double-chamfered stone-mullioned casements
to the first floor, two-light dormer with leaded panes. Central
C20 plank door with decorative strap hinges within an almost flat-
headed dressed stone surround with keystone and imposts. Three-
light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned casements with stopped hoods
to the ground and first floors in the right gable end. Similar 2-
light casement to the attic. All windows except the dormer have
horizontal glazing bars. Gable-end and axial stack. Stepped
coped gables. Roll-cross saddle at the right gable end.
Interior; transverse beams to ground floor, one with bar and ogee
stops, one with large ogee stops. Large dressed stone fireplace
with a moulded hood, blocked doorway with a stone surround (now
partly obscured by a cupboard) to the right.
History; formerly known as Fletcher's Farmhouse. The fireplace
is reputed to have come from 'The Priory'.
Listing NGR: SP1902221630
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Source: English Heritage
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