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Pear Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wickham Skeith, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2807 / 52°16'50"N

Longitude: 1.0675 / 1°4'3"E

OS Eastings: 609344

OS Northings: 269163

OS Grid: TM093691

Mapcode National: GBR TJW.SVZ

Mapcode Global: VHL9L.GX6Z

Plus Code: 9F4373J9+72

Entry Name: Pear Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 14 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281737

Location: Wickham Skeith, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wickham Skeith

Built-Up Area: Wickham Skeith

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wickham Skeith St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 06 NE
2/152 Pear Tree Cottage

-- II
House, latterly 2 cottages. Probably C17, re-using earlier timbers;
remodelled C18. Renovated mid C20 with rear addition of 1970's. Timber
framed and rendered, pantiled roof. 2 cells. 2 storeys. Mid C20 casement
windows with square-leaded panes. Mid C20 lobby entrance has boarded door and
gabled hood. Shaft of stack rebuilt mid C20. Interior. 2 bays to right of
stack: heavy main posts with deep jowls, good studding with evidence for
redundant diamond-mullioned windows. The section against the stack is framed
as an end wall, with evidence for an upper window. Cambered open tie beam with
missing braces. Ground floor has chamfered-joist ceiling with massive
floorbeam. Left cell has plain studding and a poorer quality floor with
irregular on-edge joists. Stack of large brick, probably later C18. Side
purlin roof with plank wind bracing, most of the timbers concealed.

Listing NGR: TM0934469163

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