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Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 the Tithe Barn, Merton

Description: Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 the Tithe Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243339

OS Grid Reference: SP5771417764
OS Grid Coordinates: 457714, 217764
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8555, -1.1634

Location: 1 The Orchard, Merton, Oxfordshire OX25 2NN

Locality: Merton
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX25 2NN

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Listing Text

10/97 Nos.1, 2, 3 and 4 The Tithe
01/12/70 Barn
(Formerly listed as Tithe
Tithe barn, now 4 houses. Possibly early C16, converted late C20. Limestone
rubble; concrete plain-tile roof. 5- or 6-bay plan with porch. Front has porch
to left of centre, infilled with weatherboarding, and has some slits and small
square openings in the flanking bays; C20 doorways, casements and dormer
windows. Ends have further slits and ogee-shaped gable vents. Interior: roof
structure, noted as having queen-post trusses, survives at least in part.
Probably built for Eynsham Abbey. Included for group value.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.222; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.701).

Listing NGR: SP5771017763

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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