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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1296477
English Heritage Legacy ID: 265985
Location: Glastonbury, Mendip, Somerset, BA6
Civil Parish: Glastonbury
Built-Up Area: Glastonbury
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Old Pump House
as No 36)
ST 4938 7/80 21.6.50.
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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