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Pear Tree Farmhouse, Westhorpe

Description: Pear Tree Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279559

OS Grid Reference: TM0389669855
OS Grid Coordinates: 603896, 269855
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2890, 0.9882

Location: Westhorpe, Suffolk IP14 4SZ

Locality: Westhorpe
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4SZ

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Listing Text

TM 06 NW
4/103 Pear Tree Farm House
- II

House, latterly 2 or more dwellings. Late C16, extended and reroofed in C19,
altered and extended C20. Timber frame, plastered, steeply pitched machine
pantiled roof. 3 cell cross passage plan, extended by 1 bay to left or
parlour end. 1 storey and attic. Entrance in original cross passage
position; a half glazed door in a gabled porch, 2-light glazing bar casements
and 3 gabled dormers, all C20. Rebuilt ridge stack with white brick dressings
between hall and parlour. Left end C20 external stack. To rear 4 gabled
dormers and a flat roofed outshut from parlour end. Right end lower
weatherboarded and rendered C20 additions. Interior: original basket arched
doorhead to rear of cross passage, mortice for screen which is positioned on
lower side of passage, C17 and panelled with broad muntins; close studding,
straight arched braces in walls; hall has a stop chamfered cross axial binding
beam and fireplace bressumer, altered framing; parlour has a cross axial
binding beam and jowled storey posts. First floor frame concealed, roof
renewed in C19.

Listing NGR: TM0389669855

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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