MSO12113 - Post-medieval stone archway linked to Dunster Tithe Barn (Building)


An early 19th Century stone built archway, with segmental arch. It is around 3 to 4 metres tall.

Please read the Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record .

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Early 19th century. Stone built archway spanning Priory Green. About 12 feet high. Segemental arch, rubble stone voussoirs, rounded reveals with rebates and iron hinges for gates. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264708. First Listed on 04/08/1983. [2] The archway is mentioned in the 2002 Character Appraisal document for Dunster 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 archway is mentioned in the 2018 Conservation Area Appraisal for Dunster. [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> Report: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Exmoor National Park Authority. p20.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <5> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 51, 61, 66, 94, Figure 50.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 26/4/76
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34976



Grid reference Centred SS 9905 4373 (3m by 9m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Sep 5 2022 2:31PM


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