Description: 8, Market Place
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
Explore more of the area around Glastonbury, Somerset at Explore Britain.
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
Source: English Heritage
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.