tithe barn


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tithe barn

a large barn where, formerly, the agricultural tithe of a parish was stored

tithe barn

A barn once used by farmers to hold their contributions to the church in the amount of one-tenth of their harvested crops.
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The village tithe barn was where taxes were recorded and stored by the village priest, while the cottage of the village reeve was home to the man who was responsible for making sure that village agriculture was running smoothly and that the peasants were looking after their crops.
Tithe barns were used to store the produce - a good example can be seen at Melling.
Steeped in history, Tithe Barn is truly deserving of its Grade II listing brimming with character and was originally part of the neighbouring Plas Draw country estate.
Across the courtyard, a gardener's room and open two-car garage link the one-bedroom cottage to the two storey Tithe barn.
TITHE Barn in the Cotswolds costs pounds 442 for a three-night weekend stay including champagne, flowers and breakfast hamper.
30am on Wednesday, September 21, on the cycle path which runs from Hardwick to Elmtree at the back of Tithe Barn Road.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: improvement of heating systems in the tithe barn imec and acoustic comfort in the lodge archives at the abbaye d~ardenne to saint-germain-la-blanche-herbe (14).
Its conference will be held in partnership with Monmouthshire County Council at St Mary's Priory and Tithe Barn in Abergavenny on Saturday, June 14 from 9.
IT WAS 1524 and powerful Liverpool baron Sir William Molyneux decided to build a tithe barn in the fledgling port.
There is another ancient construction in the grounds of The Old Rectory, a Grade II listed 17th century Tithe Barn with double height doors to the front and rear.
Once, this grange, with its fishponds, rabbit warrens, ploughed fields, grazing land and storage sheds, was commanded by a medieval tithe barn, a scene of great hustle and bustle.