Definition of tithe barn in English:

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tithe barn


A barn built to hold tithes paid in kind.
Example sentences
  • A survey of 1538 describes a number of buildings on site including a huge tithe barn and a ‘house’.
  • Bradford on Avon is also home to a medieval tithe barn.
  • The church was granted to the Augustinian abbey at Bristol in 1154, and the tithe barn was erected by Abbot Newland.

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