MSO12081 - Old Cottage, 10 High Street, Dunster (Building)


A 16th Century cottage, suggested to be one of Dunster's earliest buildings.

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16th century. Breaks forward slightly from building line. Render, tarred and slated roof, eaves. Two storeys plus attics. Two windows, 3-light leaded iron casements to 1st floor. Square bays to ground floor, small-pained fixed light windows with glazing bars. Slate pent over bays and door. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264672. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] The building is included in Dunster's Conservation Area; the 2002 character appraisal notes it is one of Dunster's earliest cottages. [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 "10". [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002.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> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.



Grid reference Centred SS 9918 4370 (11m by 9m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/40
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34940

Record last edited

Jan 21 2020 3:22PM


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