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Old Pump House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Glastonbury, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1452 / 51°8'42"N

Longitude: -2.7176 / 2°43'3"W

OS Eastings: 349896

OS Northings: 138679

OS Grid: ST498386

Mapcode National: GBR MK.839H

Mapcode Global: VH8B3.VG5Y

Entry Name: Old Pump House

Listing Date: 21 June 1950

Last Amended: 15 March 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265985

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

MAGDALENE STREET
1.
1133
(West Side)
Old Pump House
(formerly listed
as No 36)
ST 4938 7/80 21.6.50.
II* GV
2.
Probably C17. Small row of cottages with end to street rebuilt as pump-rooms in
1752. 1 storey with attic in gable. Random rubble and brick with ashlar dressings.
Gable-end has quoin pilasters supporting entablature and panelled parapet. In
centre is a blocked round-headed arch with rusticated quoins and voussoirs. Sides
are set back and have blind windows with moulded architraves and keystones. High
moulded plinth. Part of return elevation has similar treatment, but with sash
windows, glazing bars and round-headed entrance with flanking pilasters and triangular
pediment. Semi-circular fanlight with intersecting tracery. Double doors of 3
panels each (2 removed and glazed). West part of building retains the original
2 storeys. Painted brick. Pantile roof. 3-light casements. Blocked-up archways.
This was the Pump House where chalybeate waters were drunk during Glastonbury's
short-lived popularity as a spa in mid-C18.
Copper Beech and Old Pump House form a good group.


Listing NGR: ST4989138680

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