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The Tithe Barn and Adjacent Garden Walls About 10 Yards South-West of Grafton Manor and Adjoining Ch, Dodford with Grafton

Description: The Tithe Barn and Adjacent Garden Walls About 10 Yards South-West of Grafton Manor and Adjoining Ch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156353

OS Grid Reference: SO9404769272
OS Grid Coordinates: 394047, 269272
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3215, -2.0887

Location: Grafton Lane, Dodford, Worcestershire B61 7HA

Locality: Dodford with Grafton
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B61 7HA

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Listing Text


11/88 The Tithe Barn and
adjoining garden walls
about 10 yards south-west
of Grafton Manor and
adjoining chapel


Barn, now house, and adjoining garden walls. Mid-C16 or earlier with mid-C19
alterations; restored and converted late C20. Part timber-framed with brick
refacing and replacement walling, part sandstone rubble and brick; plain tiled
roof with gable-end parapets, north parapet is crow-stepped, south parapet has
stone coping and cross finial. 5½ bays aligned north/south. Two levels.
East elevation: ground floor has two cross-casements and a 2-light window;
upper level has three 2-light casements and a single-light casement; entrance
in second bay from south end. South gable end rebuilt mid-C19 and has a
large pointed chamfered stone archway with double doors and a loophole in
the gable apex. A C16 stone-mullioned window and a rectangular light survive
in the west elevation. Interior: roof has intermediate arch-braced collar and
tie-beam trusses with struts and paired swept wind-braces. Two south bays have
stop-chamfered main ceiling beams and joists (now C20 replacements); cross-
frames survive; C20 additions to north-west end. Garden walls adjoin south
end; coursed dressed sandstone rubble with moulded coping; south-east wall runs
east for one yard, returns south for about 10 yards and then returns west for
about 3 yards; it varies between five and six feet high and has a square pier
with pyramidal capping at each corner and at its west end. The south-west wall
is of similar height, runs south for about 10 yards and has an east return of
about one yard long terminating in a square pier. The walls enclose a small
garden at the south end of the barn.

Listing NGR: SO9404769272

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Source: English Heritage

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