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The Tithe Barn, North and Middle Littleton

Description: The Tithe Barn

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 147612

OS Grid Reference: SP0798747069
OS Grid Coordinates: 407987, 247069
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1219, -1.8847

Location: Croft Road, North and Middle Littleton, Worcestershire WR11 8LR

Locality: North and Middle Littleton
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 8LR

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Tithe barn, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

Listing Text


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

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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