TITHE BARN AT BARTON FARM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1184239

Date first listed: 18-Apr-1952

Statutory Address: TITHE BARN AT BARTON FARM, POUND LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TITHE BARN AT BARTON FARM, POUND LANE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Bradford-on-Avon

National Grid Reference: ST 82317 60433

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. POUND LANE 5411 (South Side)

Tithe Barn at Barton Farm ST 8260 4/2 18.4.52.

I GV

2. Probably early C14. Coursed rubble and ashlar. High pitched stone-tiled roof with projecting eaves. Approximately 168ft long by 30ft wide. Divided into 14 bays. At 5th and 10th bays are large gabled porches on north side and smaller ones on south side. Single-stage buttresses with deep weatherings in series of offsets at bay intervals; coupled buttresses at corners and at angles of north porches. Main and porch gables have carved stone finials. The north porches are similar, both having a wide, segmental archway with chamfered mouldings and dripmould. Above each arch is a pointed relieving arch with a cross-shaped loop above. Side walls of north porches have small doorways with chamfered mouldings. The main north and south walls of barn have plain loops. Cross-shaped loops to each main end gable. All loops have wide internal splays, those in main gables with rere-arches. Each south porch has a large square-headed doorway with timber lintels and pointed relieving arches. Projecting plinth to whole building. The barn has its original massive timber roof. 14 bays with two true crucks and 11 two-tier crucks in which the blade passes the tie and engages the upper crucks. Arched wind-braces secure the elements of the roof. The barn contains specimens of early agricultural implements and machinery. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument and in the guardianship of the Department of the Environment.

All the listed buildings in Pound Lane form a group.



Listing NGR: ST8231860434

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 312656

Legacy System: LBS

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