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Tithe Barn at Manor House, Purton

Description: Tithe Barn at Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 317948

OS Grid Reference: SU0955487205
OS Grid Coordinates: 409554, 187205
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5836, -1.8635

Location: 7 Church End, Purton, Wiltshire SN5 4EB

Locality: Purton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN5 4EB

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Listing Text


8/300 Tithe Barn at Manor House
(formerly listed as Manor House
together with Tithe Barn and
17.1.55 Pigeon House)


Barn and farm buildings, now outbuildings and 2 dwellings. C15-
C16, and C19. Limestone rubble, walls to inner court half timbered
with patterned brick noggings. Stone slate roof. West wing of 13-
bays, inner wall stone to three-quarters height, with timber
framing above. Cart entrances in 4th and 10th-bays, the latter
with hipped roof projecting on brackets forming open shelter. The
south wing against road to church comprises 6 timber framed and 4
stone bays, the latter with 2 gables to the rear, north, face and
containing stables, and 2 dwellings being C19 conversions. Timber
framing has vertical studs and corner braces. South elevation has
gable of west wing at its west end with C17 stone mullioned
windows, and originally 2 tiers of 15 slit vents, some now replaced
with C19 stone mullioned windows. Blocked cart entrance at east
end. An imposing building of considerable group value.

Listing NGR: SU0955487205

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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