MEM25280 - Priory Court, Priory Green, Dunster (Building)


A former vicarage, built 1872 of dressed stone with a plain tiled roof.

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Set on high ground within landscaped gardens is a former vicarage (now Priory Court) of 1872. It is a substantial building, typical of its time with dressed stone and plain tiled roof. [1] Priory Court is shown on the 2022 MasterMap data and is also labelled "10". [2] The building is labelled "Vicarage" on the 25 inch 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map, and "Rectory" on the 25 inch 1st Edition map. [3,4] The building is not shown on the Tithe Map for Dunster. [5] The heritage asset was assessed for inclusion on the Exmoor Local Heritage List in November 2022. It was decided to add the asset to the Local Heritage List. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 53, 96, Figure 52.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2022. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #48086 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Map: 1842. Dunster Tithe Map and Apportionment. 6 chains = 1 inch.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Dove, C.. 2022. Exmoor LHL Panel Meeting 28 November 2022. Exmoor National Park Authority.

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  • Local Heritage List Status (Listed)



Grid reference Centred SS 299e 1438 (33m by 16m)
Map sheet SS21SE

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Record last edited

Dec 13 2023 11:01AM


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