MEM22165 - The Foresters' Arms, West Street, Dunster (Building)


Public house, a later 19th Century updating of earlier buildings.

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The 2002 Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal states that "the Foresters’ Arms in a corner position and taller, is a later 19th century updating of earlier buildings." [1] The public house was previously known as the Bridge End Inn. [2] The Foresters' Arms Inn is depicted and labelled on 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3] A building is shown here on the Tithe Map for Dunster, labelled 119. It is described as "Late Pitt's: House Etc", owned by Joseph Henderson. It was unoccupied at the time of survey. [4] 2018 MasterMap data labels the building "33". [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p25.
  • <2> Monograph: Binding, H.. Discovering Dunster. The Exmoor Press. p81.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: 1842. Dunster Tithe Map and Apportionment. 6 chains = 1 inch. Land parcel 119.
  • <5>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #39212 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9890 4338 (20m by 31m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Jan 22 2020 4:07PM


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