Description: The Great Tythe Barn
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
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BOLTON ABBEY B 6160
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.
Source: English Heritage
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