MSO12053 - No 10, Castle Hill, Dunster (Building)


A 17th Century building with a thatched roof.

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17th century. Render on rubble, thatched roof, eaves, end gables, stone stack. Two storeys. Four windows, 3 and 4-light leaded iron casements in wood frames one with chamfered mullions. Framed and studded door in heavy chamfered oak frame. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264643. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] The building is situated 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 "10". [5] A file was collated by the RCHME on the building (named Keepers House), which included a survey report dated 1991. [6,7] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [8] The building is mentioned in the 2018 Conservation Area Appraisal for Dunster. [9]

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <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: #39139 ]
  • <6> Report: Williams, E.H.D.. 1991. Dunster: Keeper's House. N/A.
  • <7> Collection: Various. Various. Volume: Keeper's House, Dunster.
  • <8> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 544576, Extant 17 August 2022.
  • <9> 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): 26/4/11
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MEM25196
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE127
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NBR Index Number: 86580
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 544576
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34911



Grid reference Centred SS 9915 4362 (20m by 12m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Sep 5 2022 2:20PM


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