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Description: Peartree Cottage
Date Listed: 23 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 232330
OS Grid Reference: SP9604868678
OS Grid Coordinates: 496048, 268678
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3078, -0.5926
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HIGHAM FERRERS COLLEGE STREET
SP9668NW (East side)
18/31 No.22 (Peartree Cottage)
23/09/50 (Formerly listed as No.22)
House. Datestone F/TE/1709, restored early C20. Squared limestone with early C20
plain tile roof. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range of C20 casements in
original openings under wood lintels. 4-panel door to left of centre has plaster
surround and flat-topped head. 4-panel door to far right also has plaster
surround. Ashlar gable parapets and brick and stone stacks to ridge and end.
Datestone to right of centre. Left gable has 2 single-light first floor windows
under wood lintels. Single-unit C18 range attached to rear reconstructed early
C20. Interior not inspected but noted as having open fireplace with bressumer
and ceiling beams. Left gable has ancient pear tree trained against it from
which the house takes its name.
Listing NGR: SP9604868678
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Source: English Heritage
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