MSO12083 - No 16, High Street, Dunster (Building)


A 18th Century house, altered in the 19th Century and now a shop.

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18th century with later alterations. Render, slate roof, eaves, two brick stacks, square rubble stack at rear. Two storeys. Two windows, 4-light leaded casements with moulded wood mullions to 1st floor, one similar 3-light window to ground floor left-hand. Later central door and modern plate-glass shop window. Tiled pents over ground floor windows, gabled hood over central door. Good moulded door frame to right-hand with scroll carving on faces of jambs and lintel. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264674. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] The house is included 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] A 17th century house, altered in the 19th century and now in use as a shop. [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> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <6> Report: Williams, E.H.D.. 1982. Dunster: 16 High Street. N/A.
  • <7> Collection: Unknown. Unknown. Volume: 16 High Street, Dunster.
  • <8> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 521835, Updated 19 May 2022.
  • <9> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 29, 94.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/42
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9446
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE93
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NBR Index Number: 41935
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 521835
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34942



Grid reference Centred SS 9918 4373 (27m by 14m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Sep 5 2022 2:30PM


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