OLD PUMP HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1296477
Date first listed:
21-Jun-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
15-Mar-1974
Statutory Address:
OLD PUMP HOUSE, MAGDALENE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD PUMP HOUSE, MAGDALENE STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Glastonbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 49896 38679

Details

MAGDALENE STREET 1. 1133 (West Side) Old Pump House (formerly listed as No 36) ST 4938 7/80 21.6.50. II* GV 2. 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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
265985
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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