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Description: Pear Tree Cottage
Date Listed: 27 August 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 251946
OS Grid Reference: SP4212026507
OS Grid Coordinates: 442120, 226507
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9355, -1.3887
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SANDFORD ST.MARTIN MANOR ROAD
SP4226 (North side)
14/136 Pear Tree Cottage
27/08/56 (Formerly listed as House
immediately to South of
Farmhouse, now house. Late C17, possibly with earlier features. Limestone ashlar
and rubble; Stonesfield-slate and Welsh-slate roof with ashlar gable stacks.
3-unit cross-passage plan, now partly altered, with rear service range. 2
storeys plus attic. 3-window ashlar front has leaded stone-mullioned windows of
2, 3 and 2 lights on both floors plus a chamfered stone doorway to left of
centre; continuous moulded drip over ground floor openings. Stacks have plinths
and moulded caps, and the roof has been extended to right over a cart entry with
former loft above. Rear has further mullioned windows and a central gabled stair
tower. Left end wall is in random rubble and may be earlier; it returns to a
single-storey service range. Interior: large open fireplace with cambered
stop-chamfered bressumer and bread oven; similar fireplace with bread oven in
rear wing; winder stairs to attics; butt-purlin roof.
Listing NGR: SP4212026507
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Source: English Heritage
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