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8, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Glastonbury, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1473 / 51°8'50"N

Longitude: -2.7177 / 2°43'3"W

OS Eastings: 349896

OS Northings: 138910

OS Grid: ST498389

Mapcode National: GBR MK.7WW2

Mapcode Global: VH8B3.VF4C

Entry Name: 8, Market Place

Listing Date: 21 June 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265995

Location: Glastonbury, Mendip, Somerset, BA6

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Glastonbury

Built-Up Area: Glastonbury

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

MARKET PLACE
1.
1133
(East Side)
No 8
ST 4938 7/87 21.6.50.
II GV
2.
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

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