Description: Pear Tree Farmhouse
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 323544
OS Grid Reference: SD9908046903
OS Grid Coordinates: 399080, 446903
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9183, -2.0155
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CONONLEY MAIN STREET
8/18 (north side)
(Pear Tree Farmhouse)
(formerly lited as
Pear Tree Farmhouse)
Farmhouse, said to date from 1656. Narrow coursed rubble and stone slate roof. Two-
cell main range with short cross-wing towards street, its gable recently rebuilt. Two
storeys. Ground floor has double chamfered stone mullion windows with hoodmoulds, of
4 lights in the wing, of 4 (now 2) and 3 (now lacking all mullions) formerly to main
block. First floor two 3-light double chamfered stone mullion windows with heads and
hoodmoulds of spreading ogee form. Three doorways with a plain chamfer and round
heads, 2 in the angle with the cross-wing protected by a stone lean-to porch. Rebuilt
gable has another 4-light window as above at first floor level. At rear one 2-light
chamfered mullion window. Two chimneys.
Inside the cross-wing had a stone spiral stair removed in living memory, and has an
excessively strong heavily pegged king block truss. Main room has a C18 6-panel door
to pantry. (N.Y.C.V.B.S.G.).
Listing NGR: SD9908046903
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Source: English Heritage
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