Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1340099

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1960

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Sep-1987



Ordnance survey map of SUDELEY CASTLE, TITHE BARN
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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


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


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

Legacy System number: 134935

Legacy System: LBS


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

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