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Abbey Tithe Barn, Including Attached Wall to East

A Grade I Listed Building in Glastonbury, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1441 / 51°8'38"N

Longitude: -2.711 / 2°42'39"W

OS Eastings: 350361

OS Northings: 138551

OS Grid: ST503385

Mapcode National: GBR MK.8C01

Mapcode Global: VH8B3.YHPT

Entry Name: Abbey Tithe Barn, Including Attached Wall to East

Listing Date: 21 June 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265895

Location: Glastonbury, Mendip, Somerset, BA6

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Glastonbury

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

CHILKWELL STREET
1.
1133
(South West Side)
21.6.50. Abbey Tithe Barn,
including attached wall
to east
ST 5038 8/3
I
2.
To south-east of the Abbey grounds, on the corner of Bere Lane and Chilkwell Street.
Relatively small in scale (approx 100 ft long) but of excellent architectural quality.
C14. Ashlar. Unaisled, cruciform building of 7 bays. 4 gables with traceried
lights. Old tiled roofs with coped gable-ends supported by carved heads. Saddle-
stones with carved standing figures and finials. Main gable-ends have central
buttresses and triangular openings with hoodmoulds and cusped tracery. 2-light
rectangular openings over depressed chamfered arches to porches. Animals on side
buttresses of porches. Excellent carved roundels of the 4 Evangelist symbols to
gable-ends. The walls of the barn have slit openings, with wide splays inside,
divided by buttresses with multiple set-offs. 2-tier cruck construction with arched
braces in roof.
Scheduled Ancient Monument. High crenellated wall running east attached to north-
east corner of the barn. Rubble with a band, and crenellated top of ashlar blocks.


Listing NGR: ST5036638554

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