MSO12122 - No 15 (Walnut Cottage, No 17 and No 19 (Tithe Cottage), St George's Street, Dunster (Building)


A range of three cottages, two storeys and likely to date to the 17th Century but with later alterations.

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17th century with later alterations. Colourwashed rendering on rubble, thatch roof with eyebrow dormers. Two storeys. Windows mostly leaded iron casements in wood frames, some recent wood. Square-headed door except to Walnut Cottage which has framed and studded door. Thatched porches to all cottages. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264717. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] The 2002 Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal states "nos. 15-17 form a 17th century colour-washed and rendered range under thatch with leaded light iron casement windows. The thatched porches are probably 19th century additions." [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 "19" and the southern end "15". [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: #39192 ]
  • <6> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 56, 94, Figure 57.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/84/1
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/84/2
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/84/3
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34985



Grid reference Centred SS 9893 4371 (24m by 29m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Sep 5 2022 2:34PM


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