MSO10038 - 20th Century pet cemetery at Dunster Castle (Monument)


A 20th Century pets' cemetery in the grounds of Dunster Castle.

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Full Description

A pet cemetery lies in the grounds of Dunster Castle at SS 9910 4349. Twenty four stone graves with headstones mark the burial sites of the pets of the Luttrell family in the early part of the 20th Century. [1] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1998. [Mapped feature: #41319 ]
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1156330, Extant 19 May 2022.



Grid reference SS 9910 4349 (point)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9484
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE110
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA176585
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1156330
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13475

Record last edited

May 19 2022 2:56PM


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