MSO12111 - Nos 28 and 30, Park Street, Dunster (Building)


Two storey buildings, probably of 17th Century origin and with later alterations. They feature colourwashed roughcast render and a thatched roof with eyebrow dormers, with stone end stacks.

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Probably 17th century origin, with later alterations. Colourwashed rough-cast, thatched roofs with eyebrow dormers, stone end stacks. Two storeys. Six windows, modern wood casements. Two plain doors, one with gabled wood porch. Forms part of picturesque group of thatched cottages around Gallox Bridge. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264706. First Listed on 06/11/1975. [2] The 2002 Conservation Area Character Appraisal for Dunster states "beyond the bridge nos. 28 & 30 stand in an isolated position against a wooded backdrop. They too probably have 17th century origins with thatch, eyebrow dormers, colour-washed render, plank doors, and one has a gabled timber porch." [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 on 2018 MasterMap data. The northern end is labelled "28" and the southern end "30". [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: #39188 ]
  • <6> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 14, 47, 93, Figure 46.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/74/1
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/74/2
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34974



Grid reference Centred SS 9894 4313 (12m by 27m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Sep 5 2022 2:15PM


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