The Pike House

12 Dec 2001
The Pike House, Kingshill Road, Dursley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11 4DQ
Photograph (Digital)


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


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


© 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


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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