Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135561

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1986



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District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Wintersett

National Grid Reference: SE 38448 15835


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SE31NE WINTERSETT WINTERSETT LANE (south side) 3/109 Pear Tree Farmhouse


House. Mid-late C17 with early-mid C18 addition. Coursed rubble, orange-red brick (stretcher bond) to addition, stone slate roofs. 2 storeys. 2-cell central lobby-entry plan with rear 1 1/2-storey outshut with added single-cell (kitchen) to right end. 3-bay facade has few original details with scant traces of C17 chamfered windows. Quoins. Central doorway with monolithic jambs has former 2-light double- chamfered window above with hoodmould (lacks mullions). To either side on both floors C19 windows with large lintels and projecting sills. Central brick stack. To right, set back, is lower addition: doorway with storm-porch to left of window and smaller window above, both with stone lintels and sills. Gable stack to right. Rear: addition, set back, has former 3-light double-chamfered mullioned window with almost square reveals (lacks mullions). Outshut has 2 small C17 windows (blocked) with cyma-moulded hoodmoulds to left of 2-light double-chamfered mullioned window with window above under eaves (to light stair). Left-hand return has 2-light and 3-light double-chamfered mullioned windows under continuous hoodmould with 2 of 2 lights above and 3-light window to apex of gable for entry to columbarium.

Interior: the outshut contains 2 service rooms and the stair of dog-leg type with C18 turned balusters and a swept handrail with a return flight below to cellar. A timbered arcade between main house and outshut has 3 posts with large morticed wall ties to outshut. The truss tie beams rest on the heads of the posts, and the arcade-plate sits on the tie beams. The soffit of the arcade-plate has mortices for a timber studded screen. 4-bay roof with principal rafter trusses with pegged collars and butt purlins. Lime-ash floor to attic which has one bay to the west occupied by handmade brick columbarium with scores of pigeon-holes to sides ( an unusual feature). RCHM (England) report.

Listing NGR: SE3844815835


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Legacy System number: 342414

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