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Peartree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Loose, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2442 / 51°14'39"N

Longitude: 0.528 / 0°31'40"E

OS Eastings: 576545

OS Northings: 152485

OS Grid: TQ765524

Mapcode National: GBR PRF.VQT

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.3ZHK

Entry Name: Peartree Cottage

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433038

Location: Loose, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Loose

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

PICKERING STREET
TQ 75 SE LOOSE
(East Side)
3/199 Nos. 1 and 2
23.5.67 Peartree Cottage
II

Farmhouse, now house pair. C15, with C17 and C18 alterations. Timber
framed. First floor of cross-wing tile-hung, rest rendered. Plain
tile roof. Open hall of 2 roughly equal-length bays, with left cross-
wing projecting slightly to rear. Storeyed right end bay, also projecting
to rear, and with short C20 single-bay addition to right. Cross-wing
2 storeys, main range 1½ storeys. Rendered plinth. Wing jettied,
jetty returning to left on plain dragon post. Higher eaves to wing
than to main range, with steeply-pitched hipped roof. Multiple brick
ridge stack towards left end of hall, and ridge stack to right end of
right storeyed bay. Pair of conjoined eaves dormers, to right hall
bay and right storeyed bay, with eaves higher than eaves of cross-wing.
Jettied gable to each dormer, with moulded bressumer, shaped brackets
and carved bargeboards. Irregular fenestration of four windows; one
3-light casement to first floor of wing, one small hipped 2-light eaves
dormer to left hall bay and one 16-pane sash to each large dormer (above
hall wall-plate). No windows to right addition. 6-light mullioned
window to ground floor of wing, 3-light casement to left end of hall,
and one 16-pane sash beneath each dormer. Ribbed door to No. 1 under
left stack and to No. 2 under right stack. Painted stone lean-to to
left. Rear lean-to between wings. Interior: only partly inspected.
Exposed framing. Late C16 or early C17 stone stack with chamfered jambs,
to left end of hall. Blocked cross-passage behind stack. Crown-post
roof.


Listing NGR: TQ7654552484

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