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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ABBEY GATEHOUSE,INCLUDING THE PORTERS' LODGE

List entry Number: 1345446

Location

ABBEY GATEHOUSE,INCLUDING THE PORTERS' LODGE, MAGDALENE STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityGlastonbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265968

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: ST 49897 38881

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