tithe barn

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tithe barn

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(Historical Terms) a large barn where, formerly, the agricultural tithe of a parish was stored
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Noun1.tithe barn - barn originally built to hold tithes paid in kind and common in Englandtithe barn - barn originally built to hold tithes paid in kind and common in England
barn - an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
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Tithe Barns were timberframed structures that were used to store tithes - a tenth of a farm's produce, required as a payment in kind to be given to the church.
Inspired by Felix's enthusiasm for Treasure Island and love of tithe barns, its farm building looks disguise the playland within - complete with palm trees, a crow's nest, a fish tank, a shipwrecked boat and rigging.
Nationally, thousands of buildings ranging from Buddhist temples through tithe barns to parish churches and working factories will be opened up to the public in what has become England's biggest celebration of heritage, history and culture.
Buildings of every age, style and use, ranging from castles to factories and town halls to tithe barns, will be throwing open their doors to an estimated one million people.
Cadw, the Welsh Assembly Government's historic environment service, will open monuments around Wales including Hafoty Medieval Hall House, Llansadwrn; and Barclodiad y Gawres burial chamber on Anglesey, As part of the celebrations a number of buildings across Wales of every age, style, period and function from castles to factories, and town halls to tithe barns and parish churches are open free of charge to the public.