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