ABBEY GATEHOUSE, INCLUDING THE PORTERS' LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1345446
Date first listed:
21-Jun-1950
Statutory Address:
ABBEY GATEHOUSE, INCLUDING THE PORTERS' LODGE, MAGDALENE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ABBEY GATEHOUSE, INCLUDING THE PORTERS' LODGE, 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 49897 38881

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265968
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.

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Date: 26 Sep 1999
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