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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 30th-31st; April 1st-2nd; May 5th-6th, 7th, 26th-27th, 28th; July 7th-8th, 14th-15th, 23rd-24th, 30th-31st; August 4th-5th, 11th-12th, 18th-19th, 25th-26th, 27th. 10am-5pm. (by arrangement to view wall paintings tel 07850 769319)


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