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Pear Tree Cottage, Wickham Skeith

Description: Pear Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281737

OS Grid Reference: TM0934469163
OS Grid Coordinates: 609344, 269163
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2807, 1.0675

Location: Rose Lane, Wickham Skeith, Suffolk IP23 8LU

Locality: Wickham Skeith
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 8LU

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Listing Text

TM 06 NE
2/152 Pear Tree Cottage

-- II
House, latterly 2 cottages. Probably C17, re-using earlier timbers;
remodelled C18. Renovated mid C20 with rear addition of 1970's. Timber
framed and rendered, pantiled roof. 2 cells. 2 storeys. Mid C20 casement
windows with square-leaded panes. Mid C20 lobby entrance has boarded door and
gabled hood. Shaft of stack rebuilt mid C20. Interior. 2 bays to right of
stack: heavy main posts with deep jowls, good studding with evidence for
redundant diamond-mullioned windows. The section against the stack is framed
as an end wall, with evidence for an upper window. Cambered open tie beam with
missing braces. Ground floor has chamfered-joist ceiling with massive
floorbeam. Left cell has plain studding and a poorer quality floor with
irregular on-edge joists. Stack of large brick, probably later C18. Side
purlin roof with plank wind bracing, most of the timbers concealed.

Listing NGR: TM0934469163

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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