MSO12104 - No 7, Mill Lane, Dunster (Building)


A house that adjoins Dunster Mill and has a typical late 18th Century frontage, with an arched fanlight and panelled door, and sash windows with glazing bars, including a tri-partite window on the ground floor.

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Late 18th century. Render, slate, hipped roof, eaves. Two storeys. Three windows, sashes with glazing bars, exposed frames, tripartite-light window to ground floor. Central semi-circular beaded door opening, arched fanlight, panelled door. Tiled door hood on wooden brackets. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264699. First Listed on 06/11/1975. [2] The house is within Dunster's Conservation Area. The Character Appraisal (2002) states that "In Mill Lane, no. 7 adjoins the Mill with typical late 18th century frontage of arched fanlight and panelled door, sash windows with glazing bars, including a tri-partite window on the ground floor. The tiled door hood on timber brackets is probably a later 19th century addition. " [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 and labelled "7" on 2018 MasterMap data. [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. p23.
  • <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: #39103 ]
  • <6> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 43, 94, Figures 9, 40.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/67
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34967



Grid reference Centred SS 9909 4333 (14m by 13m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Sep 5 2022 2:31PM


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