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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1304341



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Piddletrenthide

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 104948

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12/217 26-1-56 Pear Tree House GV II

House, C16, remodelled C19. Banded flint and rubble with upper floor in banded brick and flint. Rubble quoins. Gable-ended thatched roof with end brick stacks. 1½ storeys, 3 window range. Ground floor has 3-light casements with full glazing bars to the right and horizontal glazing bars to the left. The upper floor has 2-light casements with glazing bars. Central C20 door. Internal features (RCHM): open fireplace with chamfered surround and 4-centred head cut from reused altar-stone with 5 incised consecration crosses; end newel stone stair entred through doorway with 4-centred head; upper doorway with 4-centred head and continuous jambs; upper fireplace with moulded 4-centred head with carved initials in the spandrels; ceilings with deep chamfered, intersecting beams. RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 217, no 10.

Listing NGR: SY7054899752

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset III Central, (1970), 217

National Grid Reference: SY 70548 99752


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