MSO12099 - The Yarn Market Café and Shop, High Street, Dunster (Building)


An early 19th Century building with later alterations.

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Early 19th century with later alterations. Stucco, slate roof, eaves, end gables. Three storeys. Three windows, sashes in reveals, glazing bars. Modern shop fronts and entrances to ground floor. Recessed modern glazed door to No 27 with fanlight. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264690. First Listed on 06/11/1975. [2] The building is situated within Dunster's Conservation Area. [3] The buildings were visited in April 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. They received a BAR score of 6. [4] The buildings are depicted and labelled "25" and "27" on 2018 MasterMap data. Though the labels overlap, it appears that number 25 is the southern structure and 27 the northern one. [5] The building is mentioned in the 2018 Conservation Area Appraisal for Dunster. [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> 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: #39134 ]
  • <6> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 30, 93, Figure 25.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/58/1
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/58/2
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/58/3
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34958



Grid reference Centred SS 9913 4380 (21m by 14m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Sep 5 2022 2:14PM


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