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Sudeley Castle, Tithe Barn, Sudeley

Description: Sudeley Castle, Tithe Barn

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134935

OS Grid Reference: SP0304927774
OS Grid Coordinates: 403049, 227774
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9485, -1.9570

Location: Sudeley, Gloucestershire GL54 5JD

Locality: Sudeley
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 5JD

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Listing Text

SP 0227-0327
14/149 Sudeley Castle, Tithe Barn
(formerly listed as part of
4.7.60 Sudeley Castle and remains of the
Former tithe barn, now ruin. Second half C15 for Ralph Boteler.
Squared, coursed stone. Thirteen bay barn. Front towards Castle:
angled buttress each end, buttresses between bays; plinth.
Original pattern tall slit air vent in each bay, with small, square
hole at head each side. First bay plain, second standard, third
small doorway, chamfered arris, 4-centred head. Three bays of wall
missing, except for end stubs up to air vent; wide double doorway
with 4-centred arch and moulded arris, originally to threshing
floor. Three normal bays; short slit with 2-light mullioned
window over (mullion missing); to left chute angled downwards
through wall by buttress. Short, wide doorway, 4-centred arch with
moulded arris; similar window over. Last bay short slit, 2-light
mullioned window over, single-light above. Parapet gables each end
with cross gablet and carved finial to left. Top of side wall
missing. Interior, low doors in back wall opposite main entrances:
wall posts originally below trusses, rising from corbels. End 3
bays on left lofted at 2 levels at some stage, may be alteration:
holes for ends of cross beams and corbels below survive: end bays
were separated from rest of barn by timber-framed wall.
(P.A. Faulkner, in Archaeological Journal, 1965; D. Verey,
Gloucestershire, The Cotswolds, 1970)

Listing NGR: SP0306727809

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Source: English Heritage

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