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Abbotsbury, Old Barn f.93

Abbotsbury, Old Barn f.93

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15537

Item number: f.93

Genre: Manuscript

The Old Tithe Barn was one of the agricultural buildings attached to the Monastery of St Peter at Abbotsbury. When the monastery was dissolved by Henry VIII in 1538 the barn remained intact. It is the largest thatched building in Britain.

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