Abbey Gatehouse

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
640529
Names
Abbey Gatehouse
Coordinates
51.1469890° N, 2.7176480° W
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Listed on
Grade II* listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

21 Jun 1950

Abbey Gatehouse designated a Grade II* listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Abbey Gatehouse 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1345446
Grade
II*
Name
ABBEY GATEHOUSE,INCLUDING THE PORTERS' LODGE
Location
ABBEY GATEHOUSE,INCLUDING THE PORTERS' LODGE, MAGDALENE STREET
Parish
Glastonbury
District
Mendip
County
Somerset
Grid Reference
ST 49897 38881

MAGDALENE STREET 1. 1133 (East Side) Abbey Gatehouse, including the porters' lodge ST 4938 7/72 21.6.50. II* GV 2. Mid C14 and later. Completely restored in 1810. Original large arched entrance flanked by buttresses. Vaulted side entrance and porters' lodge to north. The mediaeval upper storey of gatehouse is now missing. Pantile roof, 1/2-hipped at south end. The lodge is 2 storeys with a possibly C17 splayed bay rising through both storeys. 10-light mullioned and transomed window. Crenellated parapet. The left-hand range continues to rear with mullioned windows. Small medeival archway, formerly the entrance to St Patrick's almshouses, attached to south end of range. 4-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

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Bibliography

  1. “ABBEY GATEHOUSE,INCLUDING THE PORTERS' LODGE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1345446>