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Description: Tithe Barn
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
This building is also a scheduled monument.
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STANWAY STANWAY VILLAGE
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.
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970; E. Mercer,
English Vernacular Houses, 1979; Lord Neidpath, Stanway House,
Listing NGR: SP0603332403
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Source: English Heritage
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