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The Tithe Barn and Adjacent Garden Walls About 10 Yards South-West of Grafton Manor and Adjoining Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Dodford with Grafton, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3202 / 52°19'12"N

Longitude: -2.0912 / 2°5'28"W

OS Eastings: 393877

OS Northings: 269126

OS Grid: SO938691

Mapcode National: GBR 2G3.D3Z

Mapcode Global: VH923.PYT6

Entry Name: The Tithe Barn and Adjacent Garden Walls About 10 Yards South-West of Grafton Manor and Adjoining Chapel

Listing Date: 17 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156353

Location: Dodford with Grafton, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61

County: Worcestershire

District: Bromsgrove

Civil Parish: Dodford with Grafton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

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Listing Text

SO 96 NW DODFORD WITH GRAFTON CP GRAFTON LANE (north side)

11/88 The Tithe Barn and
adjoining garden walls
about 10 yards south-west
of Grafton Manor and
adjoining chapel

GV II

Barn, now house, and adjoining garden walls. Mid-C16 or earlier with mid-C19
alterations; restored and converted late C20. Part timber-framed with brick
refacing and replacement walling, part sandstone rubble and brick; plain tiled
roof with gable-end parapets, north parapet is crow-stepped, south parapet has
stone coping and cross finial. 5½ bays aligned north/south. Two levels.
East elevation: ground floor has two cross-casements and a 2-light window;
upper level has three 2-light casements and a single-light casement; entrance
in second bay from south end. South gable end rebuilt mid-C19 and has a
large pointed chamfered stone archway with double doors and a loophole in
the gable apex. A C16 stone-mullioned window and a rectangular light survive
in the west elevation. Interior: roof has intermediate arch-braced collar and
tie-beam trusses with struts and paired swept wind-braces. Two south bays have
stop-chamfered main ceiling beams and joists (now C20 replacements); cross-
frames survive; C20 additions to north-west end. Garden walls adjoin south
end; coursed dressed sandstone rubble with moulded coping; south-east wall runs
east for one yard, returns south for about 10 yards and then returns west for
about 3 yards; it varies between five and six feet high and has a square pier
with pyramidal capping at each corner and at its west end. The south-west wall
is of similar height, runs south for about 10 yards and has an east return of
about one yard long terminating in a square pier. The walls enclose a small
garden at the south end of the barn.


Listing NGR: SO9387769126

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