Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1091814

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1960

Statutory Address: TITHE BARN, GL54 5PQ


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Statutory Address: TITHE BARN, GL54 5PQ

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury (District Authority)

Parish: Stanway

National Grid Reference: SP 06037 32401


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SP 0632-0732, 13/129





Former tithe barn, now village hall. Circa 1370 for Tewkesbury Abbey; restored 1927 by Sir P. Stott for the Earl of Wemyss. Coursed rubble masonry, stone slate roof. Seven-bay barn, central porch on north side. North side, away from churchyard; gabled porch, double, boarded doors, chamfered arris, cambered timber lintel. On right wall extends into buttress, that on left has been removed. Parapet gable, cross-gablet apex, grotesque finial. Left return to porch arched , boarded doorway. Either side porch 2 square-set buttresses in barn wall, angled buttress corners, parapet gables, apices as porch. Left return slit air vent in gable. Interior: concrete floor: stage left end, walls rendered to part height. Base cruck trusses, arch braces to collar, square-set purlin above, held by blocking pieces above collar. Principal rafters over with collar, trapping purlin: curved wind braces to upper and square-set purlin: lower purlin on base crucks. Originally with 2 square holes per bay as air vents, near buttresses, probably left by scaffolding. Ancient Monument Glos. No 352. (D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970; E. Mercer, English Vernacular Houses, 1979; Lord Neidpath, Stanway House, 1984)

Listing NGR: SP0603332403


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Legacy System number: 134915

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Mercer, E, English Vernacular Houses, (1975)
Neidpath, Lord , Stanway House, (1984)
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)

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