SUDELEY CASTLE, TITHE BARN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1340099
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1960
Date of most recent amendment:
07-Sep-1987
Statutory Address:
SUDELEY CASTLE, TITHE BARN

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUDELEY CASTLE, TITHE BARN

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Tewkesbury (District Authority)
Parish:
Sudeley
National Grid Reference:
SP 03049 27774

Details

SUDELEY - SP 0227-0327 14/149 Sudeley Castle, Tithe Barn (formerly listed as part of 4.7.60 Sudeley Castle and remains of the Grange) GV I Former tithe barn, now ruin. Second half C15 for Ralph Boteler. Squared, coursed stone. Thirteen bay barn. Front towards Castle: angled buttress each end, buttresses between bays; plinth. Original pattern tall slit air vent in each bay, with small, square hole at head each side. First bay plain, second standard, third small doorway, chamfered arris, 4-centred head. Three bays of wall missing, except for end stubs up to air vent; wide double doorway with 4-centred arch and moulded arris, originally to threshing floor. Three normal bays; short slit with 2-light mullioned window over (mullion missing); to left chute angled downwards through wall by buttress. Short, wide doorway, 4-centred arch with moulded arris; similar window over. Last bay short slit, 2-light mullioned window over, single-light above. Parapet gables each end with cross gablet and carved finial to left. Top of side wall missing. Interior, low doors in back wall opposite main entrances: wall posts originally below trusses, rising from corbels. End 3 bays on left lofted at 2 levels at some stage, may be alteration: holes for ends of cross beams and corbels below survive: end bays were separated from rest of barn by timber-framed wall. (P.A. Faulkner, in Archaeological Journal, 1965; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Cotswolds, 1970)

Listing NGR: SP0306727809

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
134935
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)
'Archaeological Journal' in Archaeological Journal, (1965)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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