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
© Lorna Freeman. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Freeman, Lorna
Rights Holder: Freeman, Lorna
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