Pear Tree Cottage

6 Jul 2002
Pear Tree Cottage, Bow Road, Harberton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9 7TQ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HARBERTON SX7856-SX7956 15/398 BOW ROAD, HARBERTONFORD 24.9.85 Pear Tree Cottage


Cottage. Circa C17. Slate rubble, rendered at front and at ends. Scantle slate roof with gable end to right (west) and half-hipped left hand end.

Large stone rubble gable end stack with set offs to right and stone rubble lateral stack at rear of east end.

Plan: Appears to be a 2 room plan, the larger right hand room has a gable end stack and the smaller left hand room is heated from a lateral stack at the back. There is a large stair turret on the rear right hand corner. The present front entrance leads directly into the right hand room; the rear doorway is blocked but it is not certain whether it is directly opposite the front doorway. Later outshut at left end and small lean to against rear stair turret.

Exterior: storeys. 3-window range. Ground floor has 3 horizontally sliding sashes, those to left and right with old frames with thick glazing bars, that to left of centre is C20 replacement. Central C20 glazed door with small slated canopy. 2 small early C19 2-light casements with glazing bars left and right on first floor.

At rear semi-circular stair turret on left with small later lean-to added.

Straight joint to right of centre and lateral rear stack to right. Ground floor small windows and window above to left. Blocked doorway to right and blocked window above.

Interior: closely-spaced roughtly hewn cross-beams. Stone newel stair in rear stair turret. Later straight framed stairs in rear of east room.

Appears to have timber lintel to blocked fireplace at west end. First floor and roof structure not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX7849456246


This is part of the Series: IOE\Keniston_Robert W IOE Records for Keniston, Robert W; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Robert W Keniston. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Keniston, Robert W

Rights Holder: Keniston, Robert W


Render, Rubble, Slate, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling