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Former Tithe Barn in Farmyard at Cumhill Farm

A Grade I Listed Building in Pilton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1634 / 51°9'48"N

Longitude: -2.5891 / 2°35'20"W

OS Eastings: 358901

OS Northings: 140630

OS Grid: ST589406

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.6ZVY

Mapcode Global: VH8B6.20LY

Entry Name: Former Tithe Barn in Farmyard at Cumhill Farm

Listing Date: 2 June 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267584

Location: Pilton, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Pilton

Built-Up Area: Pilton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


Former Tithe Barn in farmyard at
Cumhill Farm

- I

Former tithe barn, now disused. C14/C15 for Glastonbury Abbey. Coursed and squared rubble, coped verges with finials,
freestone dressings; roof missing. Rectangular on plan; north elevation slightly more enriched that to south.
Projecting gabled carriageway entrance to centre of each long elevation, broad moulded pointed arch openings;
carriageway to north side with angle buttresses, that to south side with flanking buttresses; these elevations each
with 8 further 2 stage buttresses; a breather between each, those to north side cruciform. Each end elevation with a
central 3-stage buttress and 2 flanking 2-stage buttresses, again a breather between each, 1 cruciform breather to each
gable face. Single freestone panel with carved Evangelistic symbol to all gable faces; those to end elevations with a
cusped 2-light opening set over, those to each carriageway with a quatre-foil set over. Interior virtually featureless.
Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 14).

Listing NGR: ST5890140630

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