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The Great Tythe Barn, Bolton Abbey

Description: The Great Tythe Barn

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 323717

OS Grid Reference: SE0725353838
OS Grid Coordinates: 407253, 453838
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9806, -1.8909

Location: B6160, Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire BD23 6AN

Locality: Bolton Abbey
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 6AN

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Listing Text

SE 05 SE (east side, off)
8/63 The Great Tythe Barn



Barn. Probably C16. Ashlar, rubblestone, graduated stone slate roof.
Single storey, 10 bays. 2 double board doors with segmental arches in half-
dormers. Other C19 and C20 openings to south side. Large gableted roof.
Aisled interior with 9 king-post frames. Braces from king posts to ridge
pieces. Braces from arcade posts to tie-beams and purlins, small
intermediate trusses between bays. Posts raised on padstones. Threshing
floor across fifth bay. The tithe barn to Bolton Priory. A very unusual
survival in the north of England.

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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