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Pear Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashfield cum Thorpe, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2225 / 52°13'21"N

Longitude: 1.2373 / 1°14'14"E

OS Eastings: 621210

OS Northings: 263198

OS Grid: TM212631

Mapcode National: GBR VM6.MN0

Mapcode Global: VHLB2.DDGK

Entry Name: Pear Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281425

Location: Ashfield cum Thorpe, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Ashfield cum Thorpe

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ashfield-cum-Thorpe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 26 SW

5/1 Pear Tree Farmhouse
- II

Former farmhouse. C15 core with C16-C17 alteration. Wing to north added
c.1985. Timber framed and plastered; roof clad in synthetic slates. 3-cell
form. 1 1/2 storeys. Mid C20 casement windows. Cross-entry has mid C20 gabled
porch with boarded and battened door. 3 flat-roofed dormers with standard
small-paned windows. Internal stack with rendered shaft. Interior.
Modernised. Some full-height studding, exposed mainly in the front wall. A
pair of wallposts have blocked mortices for braces supporting the central
truss over an open hall. Evidence for hall window. Stack inserted in upper
end of hall, perhaps preceded by a timber flue. Inserted hall ceiling has
heavy chamfered bridging beam, probably C16, not resting on wallposts. Joists
concealed. Heavy plain square joists in parlour, trimmed for a stairtrap.
Square-headed service doorways of late C16/early C17. The roof is a post-
medieval replacement, probably C17.

Listing NGR: TM2121063198

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