Section of Wall with Railings and Piers to W of Abbey Grounds

To west of Abbot's Kitchen is a section of wall along street, divided by 3 piers with pointed tops. Probably late C19.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
478161
Names
Section of Wall with Railings and Piers to W of Abbey Grounds
Coordinates
51.1458330° N, 2.7175420° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
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Timeline

15 Mar 1974

Section of Wall with Railings and Piers to W of Abbey Grounds designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Section of Wall with Railings and Piers to W of Abbey Grounds is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1172826
Grade
II
Name
SECTION OF WALL WITH RAILINGS AND PIERS TO WEST OF ABBEY GROUNDS
Location
SECTION OF WALL WITH RAILINGS AND PIERS TO WEST OF ABBEY GROUNDS, MAGDALENE STREET
Parish
Glastonbury
District
Mendip
County
Somerset
Grid Reference
ST 49903 38752

MAGDALENE STREET 1. 1133 (East Side) Section of wall with railings and piers to west of Abbey grounds ST 4938 7/164 II GV 2. To west of Abbot's Kitchen is a section of wall along street, divided by 3 piers with pointed tops. Probably late C19. The wall is approx 6 ft high, ashlar with coping. Central section is a low wall (approx 2 ft) surmounted by wrought-iron railings with spike motif. Double wrought-iron gates at south end with a further pier in front of Abbot's Leigh House. Wall to west of Abbey grounds, Abbot's Leigh House and the Abbot's kitchen form a group.

Listing NGR: ST4990338753

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Bibliography

  1. “SECTION OF WALL WITH RAILINGS AND PIERS TO WEST OF ABBEY GROUNDS.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1172826>