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Abbey Gatehouse,including the Porters' Lodge, Glastonbury

Description: Abbey Gatehouse,including the Porters' Lodge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 265968

OS Grid Reference: ST4989738881
OS Grid Coordinates: 349897, 138881
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1470, -2.7176

Location: Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9EL

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Abbey Gatehouse,
including the
porters' lodge
ST 4938 7/72 21.6.50.
Mid C14 and later. Completely restored in 1810. Original large arched entrance
flanked by buttresses. Vaulted side entrance and porters' lodge to north. The
mediaeval upper storey of gatehouse is now missing. Pantile roof, 1/2-hipped at
south end. The lodge is 2 storeys with a possibly C17 splayed bay rising through
both storeys. 10-light mullioned and transomed window. Crenellated parapet.
The left-hand range continues to rear with mullioned windows. Small medeival archway,
formerly the entrance to St Patrick's almshouses, attached to south end of range.
4-centred arch with heraldic device over. Lies within the Ancient Monument scheduled
Abbey Gatehouse, the Town Hall, St Dunstan's House, with Nos 6 to 9 (consec)
Market Place, form a very important group.

Listing NGR: ST4990538891

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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