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Tithe Barn, Wellingborough

Description: Tithe Barn

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 233731

OS Grid Reference: SP8912567744
OS Grid Coordinates: 489125, 267744
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3006, -0.6944

Location: Tithe Barn Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 1AH

Locality: Wellingborough
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN8 1AH

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This building is also a scheduled monument.

Listing Text

SP8967NW (North side)
11/29 Tithe Barn


Tithe barn, now public hall. Probably mid C15. Squared coursed and banded
limestone and ironstone with that rood. Single-unit barn. Single storey, 6
bays. East elevation has five 2-stage buttresses and one 2-stage clasping
buttress at the left hand corner. Cart entrances to bays 2 and 5, now blocked
and part-glazed, retain wood lintels over. 2 pairs of triangular air holes to
each bay. Ashlir gable parapet and kneelers with finial to north gable. North
gable has 3 pairs of airholes and 3 slit openings in gable. South gable similar
with C20 extension attached. West elevation has four buttresses with clasping
buttresses at corners. 2 cart entrances between buttresses, now blocked, retain
wood lintel over. 2 and 3 pairs of airholes between buttresses. Some roof
timbers may remain but largely replaced mid C20. Now linked to barns immediately
south of tithe barn (q.v.) by C20 extension. Originally the tithe barn to
Croyland Abbey (q,v,). Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SP8912567744

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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