Shops & Businesses in Coxwell Street

Coxwell Street MapA historical record of shops and other businesses in Coxwell Street. There were once 7 shops and 4 public houses on this short street; now only 2 shops remain and no pubs. Coxwell Street becomes Coxwell Road at No 56 Coxwell Street, now a private home it was once the Eagle public house. It is easy to recognise as there follows a gap in the buildings here on both sides of the road.

The photographs below were taken in the year 2000 by a group of local residents. Beneath each on is a simple historical list of known occupants up to the present time and the rough dates they were last known to be at the property. The number given for each property corresponds as accurately as possible to the postal address and is shown on the map.

There is also a ‘Coxwell Street & Road Views‘ page that contains general information about the street and may contain further details on the premises shown in the photographs. Burtwell & Drew, the electrical goods shop at 19 Coxwell Street has its own page.

Coxwell Street – odd numbers – heading south-west from the roundabout :

Coxwell Street 03
#3. Butcher; Vogue Hair Fashions 1964; Ann Marie (hair salon) 1972; Le Salon 1994; Get a Grip 2000,2006; Party Magic; Brides shop 2014; Two Wheels Better (cycle shop) 2018
Nichol Court 7 9
#5 but now #7,8,9 Nichol Court. Was entrance to buildings and yard belonging to Ballard & Sons (blacksmith and wheelwright) 1895; Frank Lane; D.W. Lansdown; Quarry Engineering (demolition & plant hire) 1972; car repairs 1980s; Rebuilt private houses 1991.
Coxwell Street#07
#7 Coxwell Street. Ballards Cottage. Private house.
Nichol Court#10
Nichol Court #10, was part of Ballard & Sons and subsequent owners; converted to private house 1991.
Nichol Court#11
Nichol Court #11, was part of Ballard & Sons and subsequent owners; converted to private house 1991. What was a second yard entrance is just visible on the right, now Nichol Court.
Nichol Court#1
Nichol Court #1, was part of Ballard & Sons and subsequent owners, now a new private house. #2 entrance on left side. #3-6 are in the old yard behind.
Coxwell Street#13
#13 Coxwell Street. Farmer (grocers & sweets shop) 1960s/70s; Filkins House, a private house.
Coxwell Street#19
#19. Private cottages; 1st Primitive Methodist Chapel built 1851; Church of England Mission Hall 1897; Hammonds; Burtwell & Drew (electrical equipment) 1947-88 (1949-92)?; Private House (shop front removed) 2014

Coxwell Street – even numbers – heading back north-east towards the roundabout:

Coxwell Street#56
#56. The Eagle (pub) 1891,2006; Private House late 2000s.
Coxwell Street#40
#40. The Queens Arms (pub) 1844,1953; Pink Elephant (pub) 1970s,1994; The Riddle (pub); Pianoforte 2000,2002 (named Ivory House); Private House 2014. L.R.Knapp (iron works) in yard behind 1894.
Coxwell Street#30
#30. Rogers (sweets) 1900s or was it #13?; Private House
Coxwell Street#16
#16-18. Westsports of Faringdon (Mr Needler) 1966; Faringdon Antiques Arcade (#14-18) 1989; Pianoforte 1995,2006; Private House 2014
Coxwell Street 14
#14. Crowe (sweets); Needlers (sweetshop); 1980s/early90s joined to #16; Azad Tandoori & Balti Restaurant 1995; Saffron Indian Restaurant 2006,2014; Royal Spice Indian Takeaway 2018
Coxwell Street 12
#12. Private House
Coxwell Street#10a
#10. The Gardeners Arms 1891,1953; Nichols (sweets); two private houses 10a/b 1980s.
Coxwell Street#08
#8. The Carpenters Arms?; now a private house
Coxwell Street#02
#6 Methodist Church #4. Duke of York pub 1830; West Stores (confectioners & general) 1953; demolished soon after – now the United Reform Church.

Page first published 02-05-2019 | Last updated 14-08-2023 | Copyright © 2018-2024 Ian Lee | All rights reserved.