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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1057953
English Heritage Legacy ID: 265895
Location: Glastonbury, Mendip, Somerset, BA6
Civil Parish: Glastonbury
Built-Up Area: Glastonbury
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
(South West Side)
21.6.50. Abbey Tithe Barn,
including attached wall
ST 5038 8/3
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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