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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ABBEY TITHE BARN, INCLUDING ATTACHED WALL TO EAST

List entry Number: 1057953

Location

ABBEY TITHE BARN, INCLUDING ATTACHED WALL TO EAST, CHILKWELL STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityGlastonbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265895

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History

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Details

CHILKWELL STREET 1. 1133 (South West Side) 21.6.50. Abbey Tithe Barn, including attached wall to east ST 5038 8/3 I 2. To south-east of the Abbey grounds, on the corner of Bere Lane and Chilkwell Street. Relatively small in scale (approx 100 ft long) but of excellent architectural quality. C14. Ashlar. Unaisled, cruciform building of 7 bays. 4 gables with traceried lights. Old tiled roofs with coped gable-ends supported by carved heads. Saddle- stones with carved standing figures and finials. Main gable-ends have central buttresses and triangular openings with hoodmoulds and cusped tracery. 2-light rectangular openings over depressed chamfered arches to porches. Animals on side buttresses of porches. Excellent carved roundels of the 4 Evangelist symbols to gable-ends. The walls of the barn have slit openings, with wide splays inside, divided by buttresses with multiple set-offs. 2-tier cruck construction with arched braces in roof. Scheduled Ancient Monument. High crenellated wall running east attached to north- east corner of the barn. Rubble with a band, and crenellated top of ashlar blocks.

Listing NGR: ST5036638554

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National Grid Reference: ST 50361 38551

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