MSO12092 - The Tea Shoppe, 3 High Street, Dunster (Building)


A building with an 18th Century brick fa├žade. A window in the rear wing has a 17th Century two-light window with an ovolo moulded frame.

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18th century red brick front to earlier building. Moulded stone coping to parapet, slate roof, brick stacks. Two storeys. Three windows, sashes with glazing bars, exposed frames, keys to 1st floor openings. Square-headed door to left of centre, slated pent over ground floor sash windows and panelled door. 17th century two-light window with ovolo moulded frame to rear wing. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264683. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] The site was photographed by RCHME in 1999. [3] The building is situated in Dunster's Conservation Area. The 2002 Character Appraisal states: "no. 3 has a later red brick face to the earlier building, and a rear wing has a 17th century two-light window with ovolo-moulded frame." [4] 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. [5] The building is depicted on 2018 MasterMap data and labelled "3". [6] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [7] The building is mentioned in the 2018 Conservation Area Appraisal for Dunster. [8]

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <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> Photograph: Hesketh-Roberts, M.. 1999. Job: Tea Shoppe. Unknown. Colour. Negative.
  • <4> Report: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Exmoor National Park Authority. p21.
  • <5> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <7> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1517433, Updated 23 May 2022.
  • <8> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 30, 61, 94, Figure 26.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/51
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE207
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NBR Index Number: 99/01245
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1517433
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34951



Grid reference Centred SS 9915 4368 (26m by 11m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Sep 5 2022 2:30PM


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