The Pike House

Date:
12 Dec 2001
Location:
The Pike House, Kingshill Road, Dursley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11 4DQ
Reference:
IOE01/02394/32
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

DURSLEY KINGSHILL ROAD ST 7598 (east side) 5/18 The Pike House II

Former turnpike house, now attached to C20 cafe which is not of special interest. Early C19. Limestone ashlar; coursed rubble limestone; brick chimney; Welsh slate roof. Two-storey.

Octagonal end facing road with central plank door and canted oriel over. C19 casement to ground floor of angled faces; blank recess above, that to left containing remains of painted lettering: 'THE/PIKE HOUSE/...'. All openings with deep stone lintels. Plain sides, south with eaves-mounted chimney. Hipped roof. Built to serve turnpike road of 1726 linking Dursley with the Gloucester to Bristol turnpike road.

(Ed.C and A.M. Hadfield, The Cotswolds: A New Study, 1973)

Listing NGR: ST7533498437

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0750 IOE Records taken by Lorna Freeman; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Lorna Freeman. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Freeman, Lorna

Rights Holder: Freeman, Lorna

Keywords

Ashlar, Limestone, Rubble, Welsh Slate, Stuart Toll Road, Georgian Transport, Road, Road Transport Site, Toll House, Domestic, Transport Workers House, House, Dwelling, Cafe, Commercial, Eating And Drinking Establishment

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