tithe barn

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

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How to use tithe barn in a sentence

  • Close to the church, Easington has been fortunate in preserving its fourteenth-century tithe-barn covered with a thatched roof.

  • Close to the church is a huge tithe barn, the date of which appears to be between 1450 and 1500.

  • As you approach St. Ives, a huge old tithe barn at some cross roads would arrest the attention from any distance.

  • Of more interest is the fine tithe-barn close by, and a beautiful old medieval house with delightful porch and elaborate chimney.

    Wanderings in Wessex | Edric Holmes
  • I used to look with wonder when I was a boy at the endless length of wall and the enormous roof of a great tithe barn.

    Field and Hedgerow | Richard Jefferies