TITHE BARN, HIGHLEADON COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1152574
Date first listed:
18-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
TITHE BARN, HIGHLEADON COURT

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Location

Statutory Address:
TITHE BARN, HIGHLEADON COURT

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Forest of Dean (District Authority)
Parish:
Rudford and Highleadon
National Grid Reference:
SO 77016 24437

Details

SO 72 SE RUDFORD -

8/213 Tithe Barn, Highleadon Court



II*

Barn; C15 or early C16, for Abbey of St. Peter, Gloucester. Close-studded timber framing, vertical boarding to cover voids, some weatherboarding; about 2.3m high base, well squared, coursed stone; corrugated-iron roof. Seven bays, central threshing floor. East face, towards yard: chamfered plinth to stone base, further chamfered offset near top of stonework. Originally stone buttress each bay, 3 survive in left half, one removed, stonework patched in brick. Framing 2-panels high, some panels open: studs grooved for laths for daub originally. Central doors up a step: double boarded doors height of plinth only: above timber-framed infill faced butt-jointed boarding, central shuttered opening. Tudor arch to head, close studding above. To right 3 buttresses missing, also 2 studs by doors. No plinth or offsets to gable stonework. Internally, stone-paved threshing floor: inserted lm high walls each side since removed. Main doorposts and stonework rebated for original inward-opening doors. Heavy main timbers to frame: trusses cambered collar, curved braces to main posts, stubb tie beam and angle struts. Further short strut above collar, further collar and crown post. Two pairs flat purlins, curved wind-braces largely survive, no ridge piece. Rafters survive: remains of plaster on laths or tiling battens in places. Late C20 corn bins in one half. A well-preserved late medieval barn.

Listing NGR: SO7701624437

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
125749
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: 05 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10167/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael J. H. Bowden. Source Historic England Archive
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