Leigh Court Barn

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Coordinates: 52°10′45.7″N 2°19′4.6″W / 52.179361°N 2.317944°W / 52.179361; -2.317944

Cruck Framing: Leigh Court Tithe Barn, Worcester, England.

Leigh Court Barn is a cruck framed tithe barn at Leigh, Worcestershire, England, built in the early fourteenth century to store produce for Pershore Abbey. It is the largest and one of the oldest cruck barns in Britain, measuring over 43 metres (141 ft) long, 11 metres (36 ft) wide and 9 metres (29 ft) high, supported by nine pairs of massive oak beams. Radiocarbon dating places its construction about 1325.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leigh Court Barn (English Heritage)
  2. ^ Cruck Barn, Leigh Court (British Listed Buildings)