TITHE BARN AT PLACE FARM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1318824
Date first listed:
06-Jan-1966
Statutory Address:
TITHE BARN AT PLACE FARM, COURT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
TITHE BARN AT PLACE FARM, COURT STREET

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Tisbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 95177 29840

Details

TISBURY COURT STREET ST 92 NE (north side)

5/212 Tithe Barn at Place Farm 6.1.66 GV I

Tithe barn to monastic grange. C15. Rubble stone and dressed limestone, thatched roof, formerly stone slates, with coped verges and staddlestones. Thirteen bays. Central opposing gabled porches with angle buttresses and double chamfered pointed doorways, planked doors, coped verge with finial, west side has C19 Tudor-arched double planked doors either side, north side has square-headed planked doors either side of central porch, either side of porches are 6 buttresses with offsets and 5 tall arrow loop vents. South and north gables have central buttress with arrow loops either side and above. Interior has 13 bays with raised cruck trusses, each with arch- braced collar and upper collar, some are cranked, braced saddle to apex. Three tiers of through purlins, some straight windbracing retained. Reputedly the largest tithe barn in England, though not the longest. Together with the farmhouse and gatehouses (q.v.), this barn is part of one of the finest surviving groups of monastic grange buildings in England. Owned by the Abbess of Shaftesbury until the Dissolution. Ancient Monument, Wiltshire, No 242. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975; Country Life, 10 May 1919)

Listing NGR: ST9517329851

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
321001
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975)
'Country Life' in 10 May, (1919)

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: 02 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10150/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Anne Thomas. Source Historic England Archive
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