MSO10314 - Memorial Hall, High Street, Dunster (Building)


A memorial hall, built in 1921 to commemorate those who died in World War One. It also commemorates those who died in World War Two.

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A memorial hall erected to commemorate those who served and died in both World Wars. The building is a brick gabled three-storey mock tudor building. A bronze plaque is located on the front, and features a RBL badge above the inscription. 157 parishioners served in World War One and 12 died. 151 parishioners served in World War Two and 11 died. [1] The building is within Dunster's Conservation Area. The 2002 Character Appraisal states "the Dunster Memorial Hall, built 1921 is mildly dominant in the street scene, but integrates well with adjoining listed buildings. It has features typical of the period, including mock timber framed gable with deep eaves, and gabled porch with carved brackets." [2] The building is recorded at SS 9913 4377 on the 2018 MasterMap data and labelled "Hall". [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Website: Imperial War Museum. United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p24-25.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #39126 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9913 4376 (28m by 17m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS94SE

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  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 18472

Record last edited

Jan 22 2020 10:53AM


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