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Tithe Barn

Tithe barns were common across much of northern Europe in the Middle Ages. Farmers were required to give one-tenth of their produce to the Church, and these 'tythes' were stored in the barn, which was often associated with the local church or rectory. This tithe barn near Great Swinburne was built in the late 18th century and is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.
Great Swinburne Historic Buildings and Monuments in Chollerton Civil Parish
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Tithe barn, Great Swinburne

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Tithe barn at Great Swinburne

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TITHE BARN - Great Swinburne - List Entry
- "Byre and barn. Late C18. Random rubble with dressed stone quoins and surrounds. Stone slate roof. Gothick style. 2 storey, 3-bay facade under open-pedimented gable. Ground floor has remains of …

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List number: 1044906
List grade: 2
Keys to the Past HER: N9221
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NY9341475767


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