Craft Workshops and Malthouse; Cygnet Restaurant; Gables Cottage

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.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
502453
Names
Craft Workshops and Malthouse; Cygnet Restaurant; Gables Cottage
Coordinates
51.7827860° N, 1.3705460° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
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Timeline

17 Oct 1988

Craft Workshops and Malthouse; Cygnet Restaurant; Gables Cottage designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Craft Workshops and Malthouse; Cygnet Restaurant; Gables Cottage is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1198560
Grade
II
Name
CRAFT WORKSHOPS AND MALTHOUSE CYGNET RESTAURANT GABLES COTTAGE
Location
CRAFT WORKSHOPS AND MALTHOUSE, NEWLAND STREETCRAFT WORKSHOPS AND MALTHOUSE, QUEEN STREETCYGNET RESTAURANT, NEWLAND STREETCYGNET RESTAURANT, QUEEN STRE
Parish
Eynsham
District
West Oxfordshire
County
Oxfordshire
Grid Reference
SP 43518 09534

SP4309 EYNSHAM NEWLAND STREET 14/157 (South side) No.34 (Gables Cottage), Cygnet Restaurant, Craft Workshops and Malthouse

GV II

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: SP4351809534

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Bibliography

  1. “CRAFT WORKSHOPS AND MALTHOUSE CYGNET RESTAURANT GABLES COTTAGE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1198560>