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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: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1345459

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, HIGH 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: I

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: 265926

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History

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Details

GLASTONBURY

863/5/6 HIGH STREET 863/6/6 (North side) 21-JUN-50 CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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C15. Perp. One of the most ambitious parish churches in Somerset. Described by Leland as a 'fair lightsome church'. Cruciform with aisled nave and clerestorey of 7 bays, chancel chapels. 2-storey south porch, and excellent fan-vaulted west tower with elaborate buttressing, panelling and battlements. Contents include 4 C15 tomb-chests, some C15 glass in chancel, medieval vestments, and a domestic cupboard of about 1500 which was once at Witham Priory. The church was only partly restored by Scott.

The listed buildings from No 25 to No 3l (North side)form an important group with No 2 Church Lane





Listing NGR: ST4999139013

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National Grid Reference: ST 50002 39011

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