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Gables Cottage, Cygnet Restaurant, Craft Workshops and Malthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Eynsham, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252236

Location: Eynsham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

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

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Listing Text

14/157 (South side)
No.34 (Gables Cottage), Cygnet
Restaurant, Craft Workshops
and Malthouse


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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