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St Michaels Church Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Glastonbury, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1447 / 51°8'40"N

Longitude: -2.6987 / 2°41'55"W

OS Eastings: 351218

OS Northings: 138615

OS Grid: ST512386

Mapcode National: GBR ML.8232

Mapcode Global: VH8B4.5HN9

Plus Code: 9C3V48V2+VG

Entry Name: St Michaels Church Tower

Listing Date: 21 June 1950

Last Amended: 15 March 1974

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345475

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266011

Also known as: St Michael's Church Tower
St Michael's Tower, Glastonbury Tor

ID on this website: 101345475

Location: Edgarley, Somerset, BA6

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Town: Mendip

Civil Parish: Glastonbury

Built-Up Area: Glastonbury

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Tagged with: Church tower Church ruin

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St Michael's Church Tower
(formerly listed as St Michael's Chapel)


Only the tower, without the upper storey, remains from the medieval church. Said to date from late C13 with Perpendicular additions. Restored 1804. 3 storeys. Corner buttresses. Stringcourses. Perpendicular bell-openings and battlements. Sculptured tablet of eagle below parapet. 7 canopied niches in west face. Y-tracery to lower storey. Carved reliefs over deeply moulded west door. A dominant feature of the Somerset landscape. Scheduled Ancient Monument. In the care of the National Trust.

Listing NGR: ST5121838615

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