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The Tithe Barn, Collyweston

Description: The Tithe Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232901

OS Grid Reference: SK9938402844
OS Grid Coordinates: 499384, 302844
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6143, -0.5336

Location: 4 Hall Yard, Collyweston, Northamptonshire PE9 3PS

Locality: Collyweston
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 3PS

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Listing Text

SK9902 (North side)
8/37 No.4 (The Tithe Barn)
23/05/67 (Formerly listed as Dovecote
and Barn at Manor Farm)

- II

Tithe barn and attached dovecote, now house. Datestones: E.R. and 1570 or 1578,
converted to house late C20. Squared coursed limestone with Collyweston slate
roof. Originally single-unit tithe barn and attached dovecote. Originally single
storey, now 2 storeys with attic. Entrance front has C2l porch and flanking C20
casements under wood lintels, to far left and right. 2 C20 eaves dormers to
centre. Ashlar gable parapets. Gable to left has pitch hole, now window, under
old wood lintel and small window above with moulded stone surround, Gable to
right rebuilt C20 incorporating old masonry with initials and datestone on
kneelers. Rear elevation has former central cart entrance, now glazed screen,
under old reset wood lintel. C20 openings to left and right. 4 C20 eaves
dormers. Chamfered plinth steps down diagonally to follow the fall of the
ground, attached wall to left is remains of former dovecote which was demolished
late C20. Interior: some original rafters visible. Originally part of
Collyweston Palace which had been the home of Lady Margret Beaufont until her
death in the early C16, and which dismantled about 1640.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p33)

Listing NGR: SK9938402844

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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