Listed Building: STABLES, DUNSTER CASTLE (1296307)

Grade II*
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 26, 4, 19
Date assigned 22 May 1969
Date last amended 04 August 1983
Date revoked
1. 5366 DUNSTER CASTLE HILL The Stables, Dunster Castle (formerly listed as Stables at Dunster Castle including No 5 (Stable Cottage)) SS 9843-9943 4/19 22.5.69 - II* GV 2. Circa 1660. Red sandstone, hipped slate roofs. Two storeys, L-shaped plan. Front stone chimney stack set between row of seven hipped roofed dormer windows. Six wooden mullion and transom windows with leaded casement lights. Slated hood on wooden brackets to doorway at left hand end. Stone mounting block. Return wing with two hipped roofed dormer windows and a central plain doorway breaking eaves line, hipped roof. Central wide doorway to ground floor, square headed moulded frame, plain boarded door. Doorway flanked by single mullion and transom windows with leaded casements. Two casement windows with leaded lights to west gable and stair- case turret in return angle of building with modern staircase. Interior: front section has nine horse stalls with partitions, heel posts with acorn decorations. Return wing separated into two stables by cross wall, east end has eight open stalls with ornamental heel posts with partitions. All horse stalls appear late 17th or early 18th century and are important examples of their type. Listing NGR: SS9913243561

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Grid reference Centred SS 99117 43566 (41m by 38m)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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