MSO12051 - 6, Castle Hill, Dunster (Building)


A building with jettied timber framing to its first floor. It has an early / mid 19th Century front but dates from an earlier period. One window on the ground floor is a 17th Century five light casement.

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Early quoins. Jettied timber framing to first floor, slate roof. Tall brick chimney stacks projecting from side wall, small gabled roof return. Two storeys. One 4-light diamond pattern leaded window, moulded wood mullions to first floor. 17th century 5-light casement window with glazing bars, ovolo moulded wood mullions, frame and hood mould on ground floor. Ribbed door to right of window, chamfered wooden lintel, moulded oak frame. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264641. First Listed on 04/08/1983. [2] The building is within Dunster's Conservation Area. [3] The building was visited in April 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 6. [4] The building is shown on 2018 MasterMap data and is labelled "6". [5] The building is mentioned in the 2018 Conservation Area Appraisal for Dunster. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Index: 4/8/1983. Twenty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Report: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Exmoor National Park Authority. p21.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <5>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #39138 ]
  • <6> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 54, 93.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/9
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34909



Grid reference Centred SS 9916 4365 (8m by 9m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Sep 5 2022 2:18PM


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