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Tithe Barn at Church Farm and Attached Wall at the Stables, Great Haseley

Description: Tithe Barn at Church Farm and Attached Wall at the Stables

Grade: I
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 246775

OS Grid Reference: SP6444501765
OS Grid Coordinates: 464445, 201765
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7109, -1.0687

Location: Church Hill, Great Haseley, Oxfordshire OX44 7JF

Locality: Great Haseley
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX44 7JF

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Listing Text

5/9 Tithe barn at Church Farm and
18/07/63 attached wall at The Stables


Tithe barn. c.1400, Six-bay range with porch, formerly probably 10-bay with 2
porches. Limestone rubble with squared dressings; old plain-tile roof. Front has
deep buttresses each with 2 weathered off-sets and there are blocked slits to
each bay. Porch in third bay from right has a wide entrance with 3-centred stone
arch of 2 chamfered orders supported by buttresses beneath a stone gable
retaining traces of a parapet. Return wall to left of entrance contains a
subsidiary door under a chamfered 2-centred stone arch. A further full-height
entrance has been inserted between the buttresses of the second bay from the
left. Right gable wall has 2 buttresses and a weatherboarded gable. Rear wall
retains 5 buttresses plus a later raking buttress. Half-hipped roof. Rear wall
continues to left in the garden of The Stables (q.v.), terminating in a buttress
of the original left gable wall. It contains 3 or possibly 4 blocked slits.
Interior: Not inspected but noted as being aisled with arched windbraces. A
sketch of the barn's original form is shown on an estate map of 1701 by the
cartographer Joel Gascoyne.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.620).

Listing NGR: SP6445101763

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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