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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1352466
English Heritage Legacy ID: 281425
Location: Ashfield cum Thorpe, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14
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
ASHFIELD CUM THORPE
TM 26 SW
5/1 Pear Tree Farmhouse
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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