Tithe Barn, Bourton House
- 17 Jun 2002
- Tithe Barn, Bourton House, Main Street, Bourton On The Hill, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56 9AE
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
BOURTON-ON-THE-HILL MAIN STREET SP 1732 (south side) 10/50 Tithe Barn, Bourton House GV I
Tithe barn. Dated and initialled '1570 R. P.' on stone over main entrance. Built for Richard Palmer. Ashlar limestone, limestone slate roof, limestone gable end coping. Plan: rectangular main body with two central projecting entrance porches in opposition.
Later outshut left of rear porch. Buttressed facade with projecting plinth. Projecting gabled porch with small C20 plank double door with cover strips, within larger wooden infill panel within flat-chamfered 4-centred arch with dated panel with stopped hood over. Quatrefoil above. Square headed doorway with wood lintel and C20 glazing in right wall of entrance porch. Slightly stepped gable end coping with roll-cross saddles.
Interior: 7 bays with original roof timbers comprising tie beam with struts, collar and clasped purlins. Stone flagged floor sloping upwards towards right. Small niche with flat-chamfered ogee niche in wall of main body opposite front entrance porch.
Flat-chamfered square niche in left wall of front entrance projection.
Listing NGR: SP1779832431
Copyright IoE Helmut Schulenburg. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Schulenburg, Helmut
Rights Holder: Schulenburg, Helmut
Ashlar, Limestone, Timber, Tudor Tithe Barn, Elizabethan Agriculture And Subsistence, Barn, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument