MSO12079 - 6, High Street, Dunster (Building)


A building dating from the 17th Century but with later alterations. Its front elevation is rendered.

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17th century with later alterations. Render, plaintiles, eaves. Two storeys. Three windows, leaded iron casements with moulded wood mullions to 1st floor, later wood casements to ground floor. Central square head door, later gabled hood on brackets. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264670. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [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 depicted on 2018 MasterMap data but is not labelled. [5] 6 High Street. House constructed during the 17th century. It is a two storey building, rendered with a pantile roof. [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 was the subject of a heritage statement in 2022, including a discussion of its development and map regression. [9] The building is mentioned in the 2018 Conservation Area Appraisal for Dunster. [10]

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <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: #39113 ]
  • <6> Collection: Unknown. Unknown. Volume: 6 High Street, Dunster.
  • <7> Report: Williams, E.H.D.. 1982. Dunster: No. 6 High Street. N/A.
  • <8> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 521830, Updated 18 May 2022.
  • <9> Report: Bunning, A. J.. 2022. 6 High Street Dunster: Internal alterations; heritage statement. A.J. Bunning..
  • <10> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 29, 92, Figure 24.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/38
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE116
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NBR Index Number: 41930
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 521830
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34938



Grid reference Centred SS 9918 4369 (25m by 12m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Sep 5 2022 2:11PM


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