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Tithe Barn

A Grade I Listed Building in Stanway, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.99 / 51°59'24"N

Longitude: -1.9135 / 1°54'48"W

OS Eastings: 406037

OS Northings: 232402

OS Grid: SP060324

Mapcode National: GBR 3MQ.913

Mapcode Global: VHB1D.S78S

Entry Name: Tithe Barn

Listing Date: 4 July 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134915

Location: Stanway, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Stanway

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Toddington, Stanway and Didbrook and Hailes

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 0632-0732,

Tithe Barn




Former tithe barn, now village hall. Circa 1370 for Tewkesbury
Abbey; restored 1927 by Sir P. Stott for the Earl of Wemyss.
Coursed rubble masonry, stone slate roof. Seven-bay barn, central
porch on north side. North side, away from churchyard; gabled
porch, double, boarded doors, chamfered arris, cambered timber
lintel. On right wall extends into buttress, that on left has
been removed. Parapet gable, cross-gablet apex, grotesque finial.
Left return to porch arched , boarded doorway. Either side porch
2 square-set buttresses in barn wall, angled buttress corners,
parapet gables, apices as porch. Left return slit air vent in
Interior: concrete floor: stage left end, walls rendered to part
height. Base cruck trusses, arch braces to collar, square-set
purlin above, held by blocking pieces above collar. Principal
rafters over with collar, trapping purlin: curved wind braces to
upper and square-set purlin: lower purlin on base crucks.
Originally with 2 square holes per bay as air vents, near
buttresses, probably left by scaffolding. Ancient Monument Glos.
No 352.
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970; E. Mercer,
English Vernacular Houses, 1979; Lord Neidpath, Stanway House,

Listing NGR: SP0603332403

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