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Pike Cottage, Great Tew

Description: Pike Cottage

Grade: II
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

Location: B4031, Great Tew, Oxfordshire OX7 4AJ

Locality: Great Tew
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4AJ

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Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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