MSO12118 - 19th Century stone wall on north side of Priory Green (Building)
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Probably early 19th century. Red sandstone rubble wall approximately 10 feet high. Wall steps down from stone archway to left and returns to Dovecote. Kitchen garden wall runs north from archway and steps up to about 13 feet high. Doorway to Priory Green with 18th century moulded frame and ribbed door. Door opening adjoing Dovecote (blocked). Included for group value.  English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264713. First Listed on 04/08/1983.  The wall is mentioned in the 2002 Conservation Area Character Appraisal.  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 6.  The stone wall bounds the area in which the Priory Farm buildings were sited and it is possible that this is a remnant of the southern and western walls of the farmyard. [5-6]
- <1> SSO691 Index: 4/8/1983. Twenty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of West Somerset (Somerset).
- <2> SSO2013 Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
- <3> SEM7910 Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p20.
- <4> SEM8060 Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
- <5> SEM8088 Map: Unknown. 1790. Map of Dunster. 5 chains: 1 inch.
- <6> SEM8089 Map: 1842. Dunster Tithe Map and Apportionment. 6 chains = 1 inch.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9900 4372 (34m by 35m) (MasterMap)|
|Civil Parish||DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 26/4/81
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Somerset SMR PRN: 34981
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Jan 21 2020 2:25PM
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