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Pear Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wintersett, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6376 / 53°38'15"N

Longitude: -1.42 / 1°25'11"W

OS Eastings: 438448

OS Northings: 415835

OS Grid: SE384158

Mapcode National: GBR LVJC.CR

Mapcode Global: WHDCC.5T2P

Plus Code: 9C5WJHQJ+32

Entry Name: Pear Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135561

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342414

Location: Wintersett, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Wintersett

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ryhill St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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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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