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Description: Pear Tree House
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279982
OS Grid Reference: TM2785374802
OS Grid Coordinates: 627853, 274802
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3240, 1.3422
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FRESSINGFIELD LAXFIELD ROAD
TM 27 SE
- Pear Tree House
( formerly listed as
29.7.55 Peartree Cottage)
Farmhouse. Late C16 3-cell main range with early C17 2-cell cross-wing set
forward to left. Timber framed and plastered; colourwashed brick to gable end
of main range. Thatched roof. 2 storeys and attics. Various casement
windows, mostly old; some mid C20 reproduction windows with diamond-leaded
glass. The cross-wing has a number of windows with diamond and chamfered
mullions, probably added in mid C20 when the house was restored. Lobby
entrance with mid C20 gabled porch, now blocked. Mid C20 plank door to left,
within an open timber porch. An internal stack to each range, that to the
cross-wing rebuilt mid C20 in sawtooth form. The parlour end of the main
range has ovolo-moulded bridging beams. Remains of medieval moat.
Listing NGR: TM2785374802
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Source: English Heritage
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