MEM25287 - 36, St George's Street, Dunster (Building)


A 19th Century detached villa built of local sandstone rubble and imported brick and stone dressings. It is named "Woodstock Villa" on historic mapping.

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Number 36, St George's Street is one of a significant group of later 19th century detached and semi-detached villas of substantial proportions built in the 1870s-1890s. They are typical examples of the period using local sandstone rubble and imported brick and stone dressings to a high specification. [1] The building is labelled "36" on the 2022 MasterMap data. [2] The building is shown but not labelled on the 25 inch 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3] The building is depicted and labelled "Woodstock Villa" on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [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 58, 96.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2022. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #48093 ]
  • <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 Unpublished document: Dove, C.. 2022.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 2988 1438 (15m by 14m)
Map sheet SS21SE

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Record last edited

Dec 13 2023 11:15AM


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