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.
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.
The seven-bedroom, four bathroom, Walton House, with a onebedroom cottage in its courtyard, a huge two-storey tithe barn, period outbuildings and nine acres of grounds, is now on sale.
It is accessed via a private road where an old stone tithe barn stands guard as a reminder of times gone by.
TITHE Barn in the Cotswolds costs pounds 442 for a three-night weekend stay including champagne, flowers and breakfast hamper.
Tenders are invited for The Tithe Barn - transformation of a dojo into a pantry.
Yesterday it emerged that, in an unrelated incident - less than four minutes walk from Claxton Close - on Tithe Barn Road, a 16-year-old girl reported a driver to police after he followed her while making "sexual comments".
This tithe barn in Melling was used to store produce set aside for the clergy
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 9.30am to 3.30pm.
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.
Our ice creams here were a waterside pick me-up after we'd earlier had a very splendid lunch at the Heritage Centre's high quality and good value Tithe Barn Restaurant.