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8, Market Place, Glastonbury

Description: 8, Market Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 265995

OS Grid Reference: ST4989638910
OS Grid Coordinates: 349896, 138910
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1473, -2.7177

Location: Market Place, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9HW

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 8
ST 4938 7/87 21.6.50.
Previously known as Abbey Gate Restaurant. Late C18 painted brick to late medieval
timber-frame building with some rubble. 2 storeys. Hipped pantile roof. Parapet
coping. 4 windows. Keyblocks. Fixed lights, glazing bars. Modern shop-fronts.
Interior retains much of its original timber-work, a pointed arch with abbatial
arms, 4-centred fireplace etc. Said to be originally part of the Abbey school.
The listed buildings on the East side, the Market Cross, Nos 2 to 12 (even) High
Street, Abbey Gatehouse, Town Hall and St Dunstan's House, Magdalene Street all
form a very important group.

Listing NGR: ST4989738909

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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