MSO12076 - The Archers, Dunster Steep, Dunster (Building)


Originally two houses of the late 18th Century. The building is stoccoed with a slate roof and brick chimney stacks.

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Originally two houses. Late 18th Century. Stucco, slate roof, brick chimney stacks. Two-storeys. Six window front, sashes with glazing bars. Two doors with reed pilasters and elliptical fanlights with tracery. Left-hand door panelled, right-hand door with glazing. Pilasters at quoins. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264667. First Listed on 04/08/1983. [2] The house 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 depicted on 2018 MasterMap data and labelled "The Archers". [5] The building is labelled "The Cottage" on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, and is shown without subdivisions. [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> Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. 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: #39112 ]
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.



Grid reference Centred SS 9930 4396 (25m by 26m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/35
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34935

Record last edited

Jan 21 2020 3:34PM


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