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Abbey Gatehouse, Including the Porters' Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Glastonbury, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.147 / 51°8'49"N

Longitude: -2.7176 / 2°43'3"W

OS Eastings: 349897

OS Northings: 138881

OS Grid: ST498388

Mapcode National: GBR MK.838V

Mapcode Global: VH8B3.VF4K

Plus Code: 9C3V47WJ+QW

Entry Name: Abbey Gatehouse, Including the Porters' Lodge

Listing Date: 21 June 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345446

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265968

ID on this website: 101345446

Location: Glastonbury, 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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MAGDALENE STREET(East side)Abbey Gatehouse,including the porters' lodge

Mid C14 and later.Completely restored in 1810.Original large arched entrance flanked by buttresses.Vaulted side entrance and porters' lodge to north.The medieval upperstorey of gatehouse is now missing.Pantile roof,half-hipped at south end.The lodge is two storeys with a possibly C17 splayed bay rising through both storeys.Ten-light mullioned and transomed window.Crenellated parapet.The left-hand range continues to rear with mullioned windows.Small medieval archway,formerly the entrance to St Patrick's almshouses,attached to south end of range.Four-centred arch with heraldic device over.Lies within the Ancient Monument scheduled area.Abbey Gatehouse,the Town Hall,St Dunstan's House,with Nos 6 to 9(consec)Market Place,form a very important group.

Listing NGR: ST4990538891

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