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Tithe Barn, 8 Metres West of the Rectory, West Camel

Description: Tithe Barn, 8 Metres West of the Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 262756

OS Grid Reference: ST5788924566
OS Grid Coordinates: 357889, 124566
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0189, -2.6017

Location: Parsonage Road, West Camel, Somerset BA22 7QE

Locality: West Camel
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 7QE

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Listing Text


4/148 Tithe Barn, 8 metres West of The



Tithe barn. Probably of C15. Local stone, mostly random coursed; double
Roman clay tiles between coped gables with eroded finials. Of 6-bays
with projecting East porch to bay-4; raised cruck trusses with double
collars and pairs of, renewed, purlins to each slope, formerly
windbraced. Angled offset buttresses to corners of main building, and
low offset buttresses to each bay, with cruciform slit windows between;
large doorway in East porch matched by doorway in opposite wall; gables
have offset to wall at eaves level, and central offset buttresses, with
high slits and putlog holes in gables. Northern 2 bays now adapted into
stable with loft over. Blocked slightly ogee arch in South wall of
porch. Probably belonging to the Grange associated with Muchelney Abbey,
this forms an impressive grouping with the Rectory (qv) and Dovecote
(qv). (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1981.)

Listing NGR: ST5789224568

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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