Middle Littleton Tithe Barn

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Middle Littleton Tithe Barn

Middle Littleton Tithe Barn is a 13th-century tithe barn, one of the largest and finest in the country.

One of the largest and finest 13th-century tithe barns in the country, lying in the Worcestershire countryside.

If you’re visiting Middle Littleton tithe barn make the most of your day by visiting nearby Croome Park, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s first complete landscape garden or Hidcote Manor Garden, a celebrated 20th-century garden in the north Cotswolds.

A tithe barn was a type of barn used in much of northern Europe in the middle ages for storing rents and tithes, one tenth of a farm’s produce which was given to the Church. Tithe barns were usually associated with the village church or rectory and independent farmers took their tithes there.

Two apple presses, complete with their milling equipment exist today in Middle Littleton, although they are no longer in use. One of these is part of the outbuildings of the Tithe Barn while the other is attached to a house in West Side. Local brewing of beer, as well as cider making, was important to a small village community.

Enjoy a circular walk of 6 miles from the Tithe Barn around typical Vale of Evesham countryside and alongside the river Avon with our downloadable trail.


Visit Evesham a picturesque, riverside historic market town situated in the centre of the famous horticultural Vale – the fruit and vegetable basket of England. Surrounded by the beautiful Worcestershire countryside, it is a town of great charm offering its visitors plenty of things to do, attractions and places to visit.

Eat, sleep and visit this breath taking countryside with the best places to stay, eat and relax in. Find the best restaurants, sleep in the best hotels and bed and breakfasts, discover what’s on in Evesham.

Visit Worcestershire a great destination for family fun with lots of attractions, great events and action-packed outdoor activities.

In the south are the Cotswolds and their enchanting stone-built villages and heart-lifting rural scenery. And to the west is the Malverns; dark, brooding hills that rise suddenly over the valley of the River Severn that courses north to south down to the Bristol Channel.

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Evesham WR11 8LN Middle Littleton, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 8LN, UK
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