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Tithe Barn at Barton Farm, Bradford-on-Avon

Description: Tithe Barn at Barton Farm

Grade: I
Date Listed: 18 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 312656

OS Grid Reference: ST8231760433
OS Grid Coordinates: 382317, 160433
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3427, -2.2552

Location: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LF

Locality: Bradford-on-Avon
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 1LF

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Listing Text

5411 (South Side)

Tithe Barn at Barton
ST 8260 4/2 18.4.52.


Probably early C14. Coursed rubble and ashlar. High pitched stone-tiled
roof with projecting eaves. Approximately 168ft long by 30ft wide. Divided
into 14 bays. At 5th and 10th bays are large gabled porches on north
side and smaller ones on south side. Single-stage buttresses with deep
weatherings in series of offsets at bay intervals; coupled buttresses
at corners and at angles of north porches. Main and porch gables have
carved stone finials. The north porches are similar, both having a wide,
segmental archway with chamfered mouldings and dripmould. Above each
arch is a pointed relieving arch with a cross-shaped loop above. Side
walls of north porches have small doorways with chamfered mouldings.
The main north and south walls of barn have plain loops. Cross-shaped
loops to each main end gable. All loops have wide internal splays, those
in main gables with rere-arches. Each south porch has a large square-headed
doorway with timber lintels and pointed relieving arches. Projecting
plinth to whole building. The barn has its original massive timber roof.
14 bays with two true crucks and 11 two-tier crucks in which the blade
passes the tie and engages the upper crucks. Arched wind-braces secure
the elements of the roof. The barn contains specimens of early agricultural
implements and machinery. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument and in the
guardianship of the Department of the Environment.

All the listed buildings in Pound Lane form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8231860434

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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