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Tithe Barn, Highleadon Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rudford and Highleadon, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.918 / 51°55'4"N

Longitude: -2.3356 / 2°20'8"W

OS Eastings: 377016

OS Northings: 224437

OS Grid: SO770244

Mapcode National: GBR 0HY.QBM

Mapcode Global: VH943.G2M0

Entry Name: Tithe Barn, Highleadon Court

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125749

Location: Rudford and Highleadon, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Rudford and Highleadon

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Rudford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


8/213 Tithe Barn, Highleadon Court


Barn; C15 or early C16, for Abbey of St. Peter, Gloucester.
Close-studded timber framing, vertical boarding to cover voids,
some weatherboarding; about 2.3m high base, well squared, coursed
stone; corrugated-iron roof. Seven bays, central threshing
floor. East face, towards yard: chamfered plinth to stone base,
further chamfered offset near top of stonework. Originally stone
buttress each bay, 3 survive in left half, one removed, stonework
patched in brick. Framing 2-panels high, some panels open: studs
grooved for laths for daub originally. Central doors up a step:
double boarded doors height of plinth only: above timber-framed
infill faced butt-jointed boarding, central shuttered opening.
Tudor arch to head, close studding above. To right 3 buttresses
missing, also 2 studs by doors. No plinth or offsets to gable
Internally, stone-paved threshing floor: inserted lm high walls
each side since removed. Main doorposts and stonework rebated for
original inward-opening doors. Heavy main timbers to frame:
trusses cambered collar, curved braces to main posts, stubb tie
beam and angle struts. Further short strut above collar, further
collar and crown post. Two pairs flat purlins, curved wind-braces
largely survive, no ridge piece. Rafters survive: remains of
plaster on laths or tiling battens in places. Late C20 corn bins
in one half. A well-preserved late medieval barn.

Listing NGR: SO7701624437

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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