Isle of Albion
Photographed: Sunday 29th February 2004
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Doulting tithe barn is a little-known building constructed by the abbots of Glastonbury to store tithes from the local farmers. Originally it was thought to date back to the 15th century, but timber dating carried out to help with the restoration work of the tithe barn at Pilton suggests that the roof timbers belong to trees felled in the 13th century, suggesting that these barns may be older than previously thought.

The distinctive double-front of this barn makes it an elegant example of its type. Very much worth a look if you're in the area, but permission should be sought from the owners as it sits on a private working farm.