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Latitude: 51.7829 / 51°46'58"N
Longitude: -1.3705 / 1°22'13"W
OS Eastings: 443522
OS Northings: 209544
OS Grid: SP435095
Mapcode National: GBR 7X8.2BW
Mapcode Global: VHCXL.6GB3
Entry Name: Gables Cottage, Cygnet Restaurant, Craft Workshops and Malthouse
Listing Date: 17 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1198560
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252236
Location: Eynsham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Eynsham
Built-Up Area: Eynsham
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Eynsham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP4309 EYNSHAM NEWLAND STREET
14/157 (South side)
No.34 (Gables Cottage), Cygnet
Restaurant, Craft Workshops
House and malthouse, now house, restaurant and craft workshops. c.1820 by James
Pimm for James Swan. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings;
low cambered roof of tar and paper, felted ever; brick ridge stack. L-plan with
rear right wing. No.34 to right of 2-storey, 5-window range. Keyed cambered
stone arch over plank dour to left, and timber lintel over C20 door right of
centre. Cambered stone arches over 2-light windows with glazing bars. Malthouse
to front left, of 2-storey, 5-window range, has similar windows to side and
gable end with plank door and blocked hoist opening. Rear has some C20 windows
and door. Interior: 6-bay malthouse has cast-iron columns supporting first
floor, which has low-pitched queen-post roof. The tar and paper roof was made at
Eynsham Mill, which was owned by the same Swan family (of The sables (q.v.)),
and was also used by J.C. Loudon at Great Tew.
(information from the V.C.H.; J.C. Loudon, "An Account of the Paper Roofs used
at Tew Lodge", Oxen; Bodleian Library).
Listing NGR: SP4352209544
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