Glastonbury Abbey’s Hospitium: The George & Pilgrims’ Inn

Glastonbury Abbey’s Hospitium: The George & Pilgrims’ Inn

  In a prominent position in the high street of Glastonbury, Somerset, lies The George & Pilgrims’ Inn. It was originally the hospitium of Glastonbury Abbey, dating from circa 1475.[i] It is situated outside the abbey precinct of the once great Benedictine...

The George Inn, Norton St Philip: Wine, Wool & Worship

The George Inn, Norton St Philip: Wine, Wool & Worship

There is something evocative about the idea of a medieval inn. Perhaps it stems from Chaucer’s Canterbury tales conjuring up images of The Tabard inn in Southwark, London – with ‘mine host’, tasty pies and pilgrims telling stories whilst sat beside a warm fire,...

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