TITHE BARN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1204539
Date first listed:
02-Sep-1952
Statutory Address:
TITHE BARN, CHURCH CLOSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TITHE BARN, CHURCH CLOSE

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
South Derbyshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Melbourne
National Grid Reference:
SK3887124979

Details

SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE 6/92 (West Side)

2.9.52 Tithe Barn

GV II*

Threshing barn, now a store. C14 or C15 with a C17 and a late C18 addition plus mid C19 alterations and additions. Massive ashlar blocks with later rubble and red brick patching, also with mid C19 red brick walling above the stone. Plain tile roof with a mixture of red and blue tiles, plus brick coped gables and dentilled eaves band. Single storey plus basement and attic. Seven bays, plus lower single bay addition to east and six bay addition to south. East elevation has a stepped corner buttress to north, up to the full height of the ashlar and to south end there is a gabled C17 addition with two recessed and chamfered single light openings to ground floor and a 2-light similar window above. Between, the barn has a deep chamfered plinth which has a roughly central break, now filled in with rubble stone, probably a former threshing door. To either side there are two blocked narrow chamfered openings, just above the plinth, and above there are four similar openings, also one inserted opening to centre. Mid C19 brickwork above is blank. West elevation has an irregular facade which has been considerably rebuilt, with a four-centred arched doorcase into the basement to north and a narrow chamfered opening above. To south there are steps up to a first floor doorcase with re-used chamfered stone for the jambs and a plank door. Beyond there is an area of brick patching and a segment headed opening just above the plinth to south. Beyond again there is a blocked four-centred arched doorcase and a recessed and chamfered opening. Over the northern door there is another plank door in the C19 brickwork. Later part attached to south has two flat headed openings and a plank door to south end. North gable wall has a C19 segment headed doorcase, flanked by similar windows to top of the gable in the C19 brickwork. Interior has large chamfered floor joists and queen strut roof trusses. C17 addition has malt drying floor with punched tile floor over brick groin vaults.



Listing NGR: SK3887124979

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
83076
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: 11 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03825/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Thomas Bates. Source Historic England Archive
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