MSO12109 - Rose Cottage, 15 Park Street, Dunster (Building)


A two storey building dating from the 17th Century. It has colourwashed render and a thatched roof, with stone end stacks. A later extension to the rear has a double Roman tiled roof.

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17th century. Colourwashed, render and rubble thatched roof with eyebrow dormer, stone end stacks. Two storeys. One 2-light metal casement window with leaded lights to first floor, one 3-light and one 2-light windows to ground floor. Porch under thatched 'catslide' from main roof, plain door, side seats to porch. Later extension to rear with double Roman tiled roof. Forms part of a picturesque group of thatched cottages leading down to the River Avill and Gallox Bridge. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264704. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] The building is situated 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 and labelled "15" on 2018 MasterMap data. [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 Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002.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. 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: #39186 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9897 4326 (11m by 12m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/72
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34972

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Jan 21 2020 2:30PM


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