Description: Pike Cottage
Date Listed: 24 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 251841
OS Grid Reference: SP3928131669
OS Grid Coordinates: 439281, 231669
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9821, -1.4295
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GREAT TEW B4031
SP33SE (North side)
2/30 Pike Cottage
Toll house, now cottage. c.1800. Coursed squared marlstone with wooden lintels;
Welsh-slate roof with limestone ashlar stack. Single-unit plan. 2 storeys.
Symmetrical front has a central door between 2-light casements, with a single
similar casement at first floor. Pyramid roof. The stack rising from the rear
has a moulded cap similar to other cottages of the Great Tew estate. Interior:
beam and joists are chamfered with run-out stops. Large open fireplace with
cambered bressumer and bread oven. Flanking, winder stair, now largely
demolished. The Swerford/Aynho road was turnpiked in 1768, but altered before
1808 and the cottage built at new junction. It is shown on map of 1808.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.223).
Listing NGR: SP3928131669
Source: English Heritage
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