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Latitude: 52.3006 / 52°18'2"N
Longitude: -0.6944 / 0°41'39"W
OS Eastings: 489125
OS Northings: 267744
OS Grid: SP891677
Mapcode National: GBR CX2.R8K
Mapcode Global: VHDRW.XF8Q
Entry Name: Tithe Barn
Listing Date: 23 September 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1293485
English Heritage Legacy ID: 233731
Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8
Electoral Ward/Division: Swanspool
Built-Up Area: Wellingborough
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Wellingborough
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
BURYSTEAD PLACE (North side)
Tithe barn, now public hall. Probably mid C15. Squared coursed and banded limestone and ironstone with that rood. Single-unit barn. Single storey, six bays. East elevation has five two-stage buttresses and one two-stage clasping buttress at the left hand corner. Cart entrances to bays two and five, now blocked and part-glazed, retain wood lintels over. Two pairs of triangular air holes to each bay. Ashlar gable parapet and kneelers with finial to north gable. North gable has three pairs of airholes and three slit openings in gable. South gable similar with C20 extension attached. West elevation has four buttresses with clasping buttresses at corners. Two cart entrances between buttresses, now blocked, retain wood lintel over. Two and three pairs of airholes between buttresses. Some roof timbers may remain but largely replaced mid C20. Now linked to barns immediately south of tithe barn (qv) by C20 extension.
Originally the tithe barn to Croyland Abbey (qv). Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: SP8912567744
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