THE TITHE BARN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1350092
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1959
Statutory Address:
THE TITHE BARN, MIDDLE LITTLETON

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE TITHE BARN, MIDDLE LITTLETON

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Wychavon (District Authority)
Parish:
North and Middle Littleton
National Grid Reference:
SP 07987 47069

Details

SP 04 NE NORTH & MIDDLE LITTLETON MIDDLE LITTLETON 2/20

30.7.59 The Tithe Barn GV I

Tithe Barn early C14 built for Abbey of Evesham. Blue lias stone with Cotswold stone dressings and stone tile roof. 136 ft long, 30 ft wide and 40 ft high. Originally 2 large projecting gabled cart entrances on South side and to smaller gabled rear entrances. Only the Western pair, front and rear survive. Coped gables with ornate clover-leaf finials, 2 original, 2 copies. Central buttresses to end gables, buttresses between bays and long ventilating loops. Eleven bays, 8 large raised base crucks carrying upper collar-and-tie-beam trusses. At each end an aisled bay with collar-and-tie-beam truss carried on aisle post. Triple purlin roof. Wind bracing throughout. Attached at each end C19 additions of minor interest; at West end L-plan stable range with small barn attached, half-hipped plain tile roof; at East end a low slate roofed range coming forward with 2-storey barn attached.

Horn & Charles: Journal of Soc of Arch Historians 25 1966 4 221-39.

Listing NGR: SP0798747069

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
147612
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain' in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, (1966), 221-39

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: 27 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/06444/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Harnwell. Source Historic England Archive
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