MSO12117 - 19th Century stone wall running into Priory Green (Building)


A probable early 19th Century red sandstone rubble wall, running south of 18, George's Street and into Priory Green. It includes a segmental arched opening to 12, Priory Green.

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Full Description

Probably early 19th century. Red sandstone rubble all approximately to feet high. Swept up at corner of St Georges Street and Priory Green to approximately 13 feet high. Segmental archway to left on Priory Green with dressed sandstone voussoirs and rounded reveals with rebate for gate. Segmental arched opening to No 12 Priory Green. Included for group value. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264712. First Listed on 04/08/1983. [2] The wall is included within Dunster's Conservation Area. [3] The wall 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 5A. [4] The wall 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, 94, Figure 51.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 26/4/80
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34980



Grid reference Centred SS 9896 4370 (39m by 18m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Sep 5 2022 2:33PM


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