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Latitude: 51.1459 / 51°8'45"N
Longitude: -2.7166 / 2°42'59"W
OS Eastings: 349969
OS Northings: 138760
OS Grid: ST499387
Mapcode National: GBR MK.83L0
Mapcode Global: VH8B3.VGPD
Entry Name: Abbot's Kitchen, Glastonbury Abbey
Listing Date: 21 June 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1172820
English Heritage Legacy ID: 265971
Location: Glastonbury, Mendip, Somerset, BA6
Civil Parish: Glastonbury
Built-Up Area: Glastonbury
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 4938 7/9 2l.6,5o.
Isolated in the grounds to the south of the Abbey church ruins. One of the best
preserved medieval kitchens in Europe, and the only substantial monastic building
at Glastonbury. C14. Square with large curved buttresses to each side, stringcourse
and cornice with grotesque gargoyles. 2-light traceried windows. Octagonal superstructure
with pyramidal roof crowned by double louvred stack with bands of crenellation.
Weathervane at apex. 4 vast arched fireplaces, with round smoke outlets above,
are set across the corners inside. The ribs of the octagonal vaulted roof lead
up to a circular outlet inside the snook. Contains some architectural fragments
and furnishings from the Abbey buildings (other objects now removed to gatehouse
lodge). Lies within the Ancient Monument scheduled area,
All the listed buildings in the Abbey grounds form an extremely important group.
Listing NGR: ST4996638757
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