Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1030350

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1966



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County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)

Parish: Charsfield

National Grid Reference: TM 24694 56803


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CHARSFIELD MONEWDEN ROAD TM 25 NW (South Side) 4/10 Pear Tree Farmhouse 16/3/66 - II

House. Late C16 with C18 and C20 additions. Timber-framed with colourwashed render and pantile roof, originally thatched. Two storeys with attic. Three-cell baffle-entry plan. Entrance front: all fenestration on this front of C19 or C20 dates bar one window. Doorway at right of centre on line with original screens passage. Three further ground floor 3-light casements and to the first floor level a C20 leaded window over a 4-light C16 window with diamond-section mullions. To the ridge at left of centre is an axial chimney stack of renewed C19 brick of 3 flues. Left hand gable end is blank at ground floor level and has 2 single-light casements at far right and left of the first floor and a jettied gable. Right hand side: two 2-light ground floor casements. Blank walling to first floor and jettied gable with date 1581 in C20 script. At right of this is an angled C18 range, originally detached but now joined to the house by a C20 range which has a door at left and a 2-light window at right. The C18 range has a brick plinth, rendered upper body and three C20 2-light ground floor casements and two 2-light C20 gabled dormers to the attic. Rear: projecting gabled wing at left which has a lean-to clapboarded outshut to the ground floor at left and a 2-light casement to the attic. The right hand flank of this wing has a plank door at centre with a 2-light casement to left of it and a 2-light C20 gabled dormer window above. To right is the C20 corridor range. The C16 range at right of all this has a doorway at right of centre with a plank door leading onto the baffle-entry of 4 wide, overlapped planks with nailheads. To right of this at ground floor level is a 3-light casement and to left are French windows. Immediately to left of the door and slightly raised is a 2-light casement with a diamond- section mullion. To the first floor at right is a C19 casement and to far left is another single-light casement. Between these is a C16 window of 6 lights with diamond-section mullions. Interior: close-studded walling to ground and first floor rooms with jowled wall posts at first floor level, chamfered ceiling beams and joists. Screen of screens passage now moved to one side with moulded muntins and continuous moulded cross rail. Winder staircase rising from the baffle- entry lobby.

Listing NGR: TM2438956753


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