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Abbey Gatehouse, Including the Porters' Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Glastonbury, Somerset

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Coordinates

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

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

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

ST 4938
7/72
21.6.50.

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

GII*
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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