Little London

As you leave many villages in England on your way to London, the last cottage you pass is named Little London. Sibford Ferris is no exception: at the Banbury end of Main Street stands a stone, rubble and thatched cottage known as Little London.

In 1998 the cottage was bought in a very poor state by Graham Piercey. He then spent over five years sensitively restoring the building to its former glory, using traditional building methods, materials and tools.

The Sibford Scene published an article about the restoration of Little London in February 2021.

In 2009 Keith Hicks toured the property with Graham and made a DVD from an audio recording of their conversation, illustrated with many photographs. Here it is: