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The Tribunal, Glastonbury

Description: The Tribunal

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 265920

OS Grid Reference: ST4993438961
OS Grid Coordinates: 349934, 138961
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1477, -2.7171

Location: High Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9DP

Locality: Glastonbury
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA6 9DP

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This building is also a scheduled monument.

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Listing Text

(North Side)
The Tribunal
(formerly listed as
Tribunal House)
ST 4938 7/37 21.6.50.
Early C16 facade to a C15 structure. The Abbey courthouse, also used during the
Monmouth Rebellion trials by Judge Jeffreys. 2 storeys Freestone. Ground floor
has a continuous range of 8 lights divided by stone mullions, and a doorway to
left. The wooden door is original. Panels above the doorway have Tudor Rose and
Tudor Royal Arms. In centre of 1st floor is a splayed oriel of 6 lights with a
2-light window to each side. All lights have uncusped heads. Moulded strings
and parapet coping. Pantile roof. Interior has open timber roofs, some moulded
plaster ceilings and fireplaces. Contains museum of Glastonbury Antiquarian Society.
In guardianship of Department of Environment.
All the listed buildings from Crown Hotel to No 11 (North side) and Nos 2 to 10,
with No 12 (South side), and the Market Cross and Nos 6 to 9 (consec) Market Place
form an extremely important group.

Listing NGR: ST4993438962

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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