MSO12058 - Castle Home Farmhouse, Dunster (Building)
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Type and Period (1)
Mid 18th century with later alterations. Random rubble red sandstone, plain tile gabled roof, brick chimney stacks. Two storeys. Three 3-light wood casement windows to first floor, later tiled angled bay windows to ground floor. Central gabled door hood on wooden brackets, ribbed and studded door. Stone on east gable dated 1748.  English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264648. First Listed on 04/08/1983.  The 2002 Conservation Area Character Appraisal for Dunster states "No.14 (the former Castle Home Farmhouse) is also 18th century, of red sandstone with a plain tile roof, and a central door with gabled hood on timber brackets. There is a 1748 date-stone on the east gable."  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.  The building is depicted on 2018 MasterMap data and labelled "14". 
- <1> SSO691 Index: 4/8/1983. Twenty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of West Somerset (Somerset).
- <2> SSO2013 Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
- <3> SEM7910 Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p21.
- <4> SEM8060 Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
- <5>XY SEM8545 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #39144 ]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9908 4359 (13m by 12m)|
|Civil Parish||DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
Related Monuments/Buildings (4)
- Parent of: 20th Century kennel block north of Dunster Castle (Building) (MSO9478)
- Parent of: Post-medieval granary at Castle Home Farm, Dunster (Building) (MSO12055)
- Parent of: Post-medieval hay barn at Castle Home Farm, Dunster (Building) (MSO12056)
- Parent of: Post-medieval linhay at Castle Home Farm, Dunster (Building) (MSO12057)
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External Links (0)
- 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/17
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Somerset SMR PRN: 34916
Record last edited
Jan 21 2020 4:10PM
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