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The Tithe Barn

A Grade I Listed Building in South Littleton, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1219 / 52°7'18"N

Longitude: -1.8847 / 1°53'5"W

OS Eastings: 407987

OS Northings: 247069

OS Grid: SP079470

Mapcode National: GBR 3L0.Y0X

Mapcode Global: VHB0N.8XZR

Plus Code: 9C4W44C8+Q4

Entry Name: The Tithe Barn

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147612

Location: North and Middle Littleton, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR11

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: North and Middle Littleton

Built-Up Area: South Littleton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: North and Middle Littleton

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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30.7.59 The Tithe Barn

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

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