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© Mr Michael Perry

IoE Number: 265926
Location: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, HIGH STREET (north side)
  GLASTONBURY, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Michael Perry
Date Photographed: 27 November 2006
Date listed: 21 June 1950
Date of last amendment: 21 June 1950
Grade A

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HIGH STREET1133(North Side)Walls and gate piersto St John's churchyard

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

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