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Museum of East Anglian Life tithe Barn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stowmarket, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1868 / 52°11'12"N

Longitude: 0.9934 / 0°59'36"E

OS Eastings: 604719

OS Northings: 258506

OS Grid: TM047585

Mapcode National: GBR SJL.ZXX

Mapcode Global: VHKDP.59HG

Entry Name: Museum of East Anglian Life tithe Barn

Listing Date: 28 July 1950

Last Amended: 29 November 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384530

Location: Stowmarket, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stowmarket

Built-Up Area: Stowmarket

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stowmarket St Peter and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


TM0458 Museum of East Anglian Life: Tithe
614-1/4/6 Barn
(Formerly Listed as:
Tithe Barn of Abbot's Hall)


Tithe barn associated with the grange of the Abbot of St.
Osyth, now part of Museum of East Anglian Life. C15, re-using
some timbers. Timber-framed with C19 weatherboard cladding and
pantiled roof. Restored 1970s. Aisled plan. Plain north side
except for a single plank door. South side with double timber
doors right of centre rising into sloping roof. Double timber
doors at west end rising only to eaves. INTERIOR. 6 bays of
arcade posts with a narrow extra bay. Posts carried on brick
spurs. Tie beams on straight braces to arcade posts and arcade
plate. Struts from wall plate to arcade posts. Queen struts
rise from ties to join C20 purlins and collars. Most of
rafters C20.

Listing NGR: TM0471958506

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

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