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St Michaels Church Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Glastonbury, Somerset

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Coordinates

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

Location: Glastonbury, Mendip, 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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Description


1133
ST 5138
8/7
21.6.50

TOR HILL

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

I

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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