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Manor Farm House, Meare

Manor Farm House, Meare, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9SP View on map

14th century summer residence of The Abbots of Glastonbury, now a farmhouse with 16th century alterations. L shaped in plan, the interior has a former open hall with large stone hooded fireplace. Two storey south porch with a stone figure finial in robes postulated as Abbot Richard Whiting of Glastonbury. Range of 18th and 19th century outbuildings incorporating remains of medieval fabric.


Opening Arrangements

March 25th -28th, April 30th, May 1st, 2nd, 28th - 30th, July 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, August 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th - 29th. Open 9am - 5pm. In addition, wall paintings can be viewed by prior arrangement (tel: 01458 860 242).


On the B3151 in Meare on the east side of the church. Rail: Castle Cary (12 miles). Bus: First 668 (Cheddar - Street).

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes