Record Details

NHER Number:15455
Type of record:Building
Name:Tithe Barn

Summary

This flint and reused stone barn has brick slit windows and large cart doors blocked to the east to form a modern entrance. The roof has two tiers of queen posts rising from tie beams on arched braces. The barn may date to the late 16th or early 17th century. The west cart door is now blocked by a garden wall.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9451 3453
Map Sheet:TF93SW
Parish:GREAT SNORING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

16 November 1979. Visit. Tithe Barn.
Flint and reused stone with brick slit windows, large cart doors blocked on east to form modern entrance. Excellent roof with two tiers of queen posts rising from tie beams on arched braces. Date is uncertain. Presumably postdates the rectory
(Old Hall) of 1525. When did this become the rectory? Perhaps late 16th/early 17th century. Note west cart door is now blocked by garden wall.
E. Rose (NAU).

(S1) dates barn to 17th century but says roof may be older!
See (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 19 December 1984.

Monument Types

  • TITHE BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Photograph: Rose, E.. SZ. Great Snoring Tithe Barn..

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