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Somerset Historic Environment Record

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Site Name: Record transferred to Exmoor National Park
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The public accessibility of this site is unknown. Please assume that this site is private property and do not visit without permission. (Property managed by the National Trust). [Information last updated on 10 December 2002]

Details:

This site, formerly Yarn Market, High Street (West side), Dunster has been transferred to the Exmoor National Park HER. The details below are those that were transferred and have not been updated. {1}

Built in 1609, repaired in 1647 and restored. An octagonal structure with massive central stone pier from which spreads a heavy timber framework with verticals resting on low rubble stone wall. Timber framework carries slate roof with central wood lantern surmounted by a weather vane with the initials 'GL' and the date 1647. Eight gabled dormers each with 3-light leaded wood casement windows with moulded wood mullions. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 32). {2}

English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264694. First Listed on 22/05/1969. English Heritage Unified Designation System Asset Number: 1173428 {3}

References:

1 Compiler comment - Webster, CJ [Chris]. Somerset County Council, Historic Environment Record (4/1/2010). Location: Verbal, electronic or direct entry, no source retained
2 Statutory List - Twenty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of West Somerset (Somerset). (4/8/1983)
3 Compiler comment - Webster, CJ [Chris], Somerset County Council, Historic Environment Record (2005)

Record created in November 1997

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