ABBEY TITHE BARN, INCLUDING ATTACHED WALL TO EAST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1057953
Date first listed:
21-Jun-1950
Statutory Address:
ABBEY TITHE BARN, INCLUDING ATTACHED WALL TO EAST, CHILKWELL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ABBEY TITHE BARN, INCLUDING ATTACHED WALL TO EAST, CHILKWELL STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Glastonbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 50361 38551

Details

CHILKWELL STREET 1. 1133 (South West Side) 21.6.50. Abbey Tithe Barn, including attached wall to east ST 5038 8/3 I 2. To south-east of the Abbey grounds, on the corner of Bere Lane and Chilkwell Street. Relatively small in scale (approx 100 ft long) but of excellent architectural quality. C14. Ashlar. Unaisled, cruciform building of 7 bays. 4 gables with traceried lights. Old tiled roofs with coped gable-ends supported by carved heads. Saddle- stones with carved standing figures and finials. Main gable-ends have central buttresses and triangular openings with hoodmoulds and cusped tracery. 2-light rectangular openings over depressed chamfered arches to porches. Animals on side buttresses of porches. Excellent carved roundels of the 4 Evangelist symbols to gable-ends. The walls of the barn have slit openings, with wide splays inside, divided by buttresses with multiple set-offs. 2-tier cruck construction with arched braces in roof. Scheduled Ancient Monument. High crenellated wall running east attached to north- east corner of the barn. Rubble with a band, and crenellated top of ashlar blocks.

Listing NGR: ST5036638554

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
265895
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/16101/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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