Tithe Barn At Manor House, Purton, Wiltshire, SN5 (Grade II)

Tithe Barn At Manor House is a grade two (II) listed building in Purton, Wiltshire, SN5. It was first listed in 1955.

The Tithe Barn at Manor House was built in the 1500s and 1600s and is made of limestone rubble and wood. It was once used as a barn and farm buildings, but is now used as outbuildings and two dwellings. It is important because it is a good example of 1500s and 1600s architecture and it is an imposing building.

About Tithe Barn At Manor House

SU 08 NE 8/300 17.1.55

PURTON CHURCH END Tithe Barn at Manor House (formerly listed as Manor House together with Tithe Barn and Pigeon House)

Barn and farm buildings, now outbuildings and 2 dwellings. C15- C16, and C19. Limestone rubble, walls to inner court half timbered with patterned brick noggings. Stone slate roof. West wing of 13- bays, inner wall stone to three-quarters height, with timber framing above. Cart entrances in 4th and 10th-bays, the latter with hipped roof projecting on brackets forming open shelter. The south wing against road to church comprises 6 timber framed and 4 stone bays, the latter with 2 gables to the rear, north, face and containing stables, and 2 dwellings being C19 conversions. Timber framing has vertical studs and corner braces. South elevation has gable of west wing at its west end with C17 stone mullioned windows, and originally 2 tiers of 15 slit vents, some now replaced with C19 stone mullioned windows. Blocked cart entrance at east end. An imposing building of considerable group value.

Where is Tithe Barn At Manor House?

Tithe Barn At Manor House is located on Church End, in Purton, Wiltshire, SN5.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceSU0955287193
Easting, Northing409551.5195, 187192.95845
Latitude, Longitude51.583516, -1.863542
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1023171
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