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Tithe Barn, Stanway

Description: Tithe Barn

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134915

OS Grid Reference: SP0603732401
OS Grid Coordinates: 406037, 232401
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9900, -1.9135

Location: B4077, Stanway, Gloucestershire GL54 5PQ

Locality: Stanway
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 5PQ

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This building is also a scheduled monument.

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Listing Text

SP 0632-0732
13/129 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 windbraces 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

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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