THE TITHE BARN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1336233
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1951
Statutory Address:
THE TITHE BARN, TYRWHITT DRAKE MUSEUM OF CARRIAGES, MILL STREET, MAIDSTONE, ME15 6YE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE TITHE BARN, TYRWHITT DRAKE MUSEUM OF CARRIAGES, MILL STREET, MAIDSTONE, ME15 6YE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Maidstone (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 76032 55481

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/02/2017

TQ 7655 NW 2/69 TQ 7655 SW 7/69

MILL STREET (West Side) Tyrwhitt Drake Museum of Carriages The Tithe Barn

(Formerly listed as The Tithe Barn (Archbishop's Stables or Carriage Museum) Mill Street)

30.7.51

GV I A large C14 Tithe barn which was subsequently used as the stables of the Archbishop's Palace. It is now The Tyrwhitt Drake Museum of Carriages. Two storeys stone rubble. Hipped tiled roof, six bays with a buttress between each. The east front has six small narrow windows on each floor. The west front has five obtusely-pointed doorways (Two of them larger than the others) and a two-storeyed porch in the centre. The ground floor of the porch is of stone. Its first floor is timbered with modern brick infilling and projects on the protruding ends of the floor joists and brackets. It has a double loft door with a flight of stone steps leading up to it on the north side of the porch and a gable over. The west front also has five small windows on the first floor and one other doorway. Crown-post roof inside. Scheduled as an AM.

Gateway and Wall to Palace Gardens, Wall to north west of Archbishop's Palace, The Archbishop's Palace, Wall to east of Archbishop's Palace, The Dungeons at the Archbishop's Palace, The Gate House at the Archbishop's Palace, The Len Bridge, The Tithe Barn, Parish Church of All Saints, Wall to north and west of All Saints Church, The College Gateway, The College Tower, The Master's House, The Master's Tower, Cutbush Almshouses and the Ruined Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7597455470

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
173438
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: 26 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/00913/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Vigar. Source Historic England Archive
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