MSO12123 - No 18, St George's Street, Dunster (Building)


A house dated 1833, built of random rubble red sandstone. It has a plain tile roof and brick chimney stacks. The building is associated with some iron railings and a gate alongside the road.

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Dated 1833. Random rubble red sandstone. Plain tile roof, deep eaves, brick chimney stacks. Two storeys. Five wooden casement windows, segemental arches, brick voussoirs, glazing bars. Trellis porch, panelled door, fanlight with tracery. Date stone inscribed "Vine Cottage St Georges Street - 1833". Iron railings and gate alongside roadside. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264718. First Listed on 04/08/1983. [2] The 2002 Conservation Area Character Appraisal for Dunster states "no.18, at right angles to the street, is built of red sandstone rubble under a plain tiled roof has a date-stone of 1833. Other 19th century features include, segmental arched brick voussoirs, casement windows with patterned glazing bars, a panelled door with tracery fanlight, and a timber trellised porch. Also included in the listing are a gate and iron railings alongside the highway." [3] The group was visited in April 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. The house received a BAR score of 6, the railings a score of 4A and the gate a score of 5A. [4] The building is depicted and labelled "18" on 2018 MasterMap data. [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> Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. 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: #41321 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9894 4372 (9m by 13m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (4A): 26/4/85/2
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 26/4/85/3
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/85/1
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34986

Record last edited

Apr 15 2021 9:01AM


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