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YARN MARKET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: YARN MARKET

List entry Number: 1173428

Location

YARN MARKET, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dunster

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: I

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264694

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5366 DUNSTER HIGH STREET (West Side)

Yarn Market SS 9843-9943 4/62 22.5.69

GV

2. 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 wooden 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).



Listing NGR: SS9915443812

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National Grid Reference: SS 99152 43812

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