MEM21923 - Rock House Inn, Dulverton (Building)

Summary

The Rock House Inn is marked on historic mapping, and has original 19th Century frontage detail. It was converted from a smithy in the 1800s.

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Full Description

'Rockhouse Inn' is marked on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1] The Rock House Inn is located on Vicarage Hill. [2] Rock House Inn has original 19th Century frontage detail with a panelled entrance door with plain overlight. The sash windows have vertical glazing bars and narrower margin panes. [3] The Rock was converted in the 1800s, from a smithy. [4] The building is mentioned in the 2019 Conservation Area Appraisal for Dulverton. [4]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Monograph: Binding, H. + Bonham-Carter, V.. 1986. Old Dulverton and Around: Dulverton - Bury - Brushford - Exebridge. The Exmoor Press. p51-53, Photograph.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. c.2003. Dulverton Conservation Area Appraisal. p5, 19, Photograph.
  • <4> Monograph: Dulverton and District Civic Society. 2002. The Book of Dulverton, Brushford, Bury and Exebridge. Halsgrove. p43, 87, 93, 97.
  • <5> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2019. Dulverton Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 12, 51, Figures 7, 60.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9155 2796 (26m by 16m) Estimated from sources
Map sheet SS92NW
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Aug 4 2022 11:26AM

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