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Tithe Barn at Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Purton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5836 / 51°35'1"N

Longitude: -1.8635 / 1°51'48"W

OS Eastings: 409554

OS Northings: 187205

OS Grid: SU095872

Mapcode National: GBR 3SM.PP9

Mapcode Global: VHB3C.NG6B

Entry Name: Tithe Barn at Manor House

Listing Date: 17 January 1955

Last Amended: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317948

Location: Purton, Wiltshire, SN5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Purton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Purton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


8/300 Tithe Barn at Manor House
(formerly listed as Manor House
together with Tithe Barn and
17.1.55 Pigeon House)


Barn and farm buildings, now outbuildings and 2 dwellings. C15-
C16, and C19. Limestone rubble, walls to inner court half timbered
with patterned brick noggings. Stone slate roof. West wing of 13-
bays, inner wall stone to three-quarters height, with timber
framing above. Cart entrances in 4th and 10th-bays, the latter
with hipped roof projecting on brackets forming open shelter. The
south wing against road to church comprises 6 timber framed and 4
stone bays, the latter with 2 gables to the rear, north, face and
containing stables, and 2 dwellings being C19 conversions. Timber
framing has vertical studs and corner braces. South elevation has
gable of west wing at its west end with C17 stone mullioned
windows, and originally 2 tiers of 15 slit vents, some now replaced
with C19 stone mullioned windows. Blocked cart entrance at east
end. An imposing building of considerable group value.

Listing NGR: SU0955487205

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