MEM22158 - Castle Cottage, 7, Church Street, Dunster (Building)


A cottage of an early 19th Century date, though possibly earlier, in the local venacular style. It is built of sandstone and has a plain tiled roof.

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The 2002 Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal states "In Church Street, nos. 1, 7 (Castle Cottage) and 8, are three cottages on the south side, all early 19th century or earlier (identifiable on the Tithe Map of 1840). They are in local vernacular style with mainly sandstone or rendered elevations and plain tiled roofs. No. 7 has brick segmental arch openings, and timber casement windows. Between nos. 7 & 8 is a shallow ogee-head arched door frame and ribbed and studded door which appears to be 18th century or earlier." [1] The building is labelled "7" on 2018 MasterMap data. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p25.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #39205 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9907 4362 (17m by 13m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Jan 22 2020 3:54PM


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