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Tythe Barn, Lillington

Description: Tythe Barn

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 106097

OS Grid Reference: ST6292412727
OS Grid Coordinates: 362924, 112727
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9128, -2.5287

Location: Lower Street, Lillington, Dorset DT9 6QX

Locality: Lillington
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6QX

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Listing Text

2/79 Tythe Barn (formerly
listed as "Barn
11.7.51 immediately west of
Church and opposite
Manor Farmhouse")


Barn, now converted to house. c1600. Rubble stone walls with ashlar dressings,
roof part stone slated, part tiled with stone eaves courses, and coped gables
with gabled apex stones. C20 brick stack at rear. Originally single-storeyed;
intermediate floor now inserted. On main (north front), slightly projecting
gabled cart-porch has string course at eaves level, and moulded stone opening,
with C20 ledged doors with fanlight. 2 slit windows survive. Left of cart
entrance, a C20 oak ledged door, and 2 C20 timber mullioned windows - one on
each floor. Right of cart porch a blocked doorway and blocked high level
window. Building 7 bays long. Roof of jointed raised cruck construction, with
curved braces and 2 tiers of wind-bracing. C20 doors and windows in rear elevation
A good conversion. (RCHM Monument 2. (Dorset. Vol,I).)

Listing NGR: ST6291812730

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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