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The Luttrell Arms Hotel, Dunster

Description: The Luttrell Arms Hotel

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264681

OS Grid Reference: SS9916843829
OS Grid Coordinates: 299168, 143829
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1848, -3.4441

Location: 30 A396, Dunster, Somerset TA24 6SG

Locality: Dunster
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 6SG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Post-Medieval Pottery Kiln 360m Nne of the Castle, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(East Side

No 36 (The Luttrell Arms Hotel)
ss 9843-9943 4/49 22.5.69


Late 15th century/early 16th century with 17th and 18th century and late alterations.
Rubble, slate roofs. Main portion is three storeys with central two storey gabled
porch. Moulded wood eaves cornice, stone end stacks, three windows, sashes with
glazing bars, flush frames, outer windows paired, ground floor and 1st floor retain
original drip-moulds. Porch has moulded 4-centred stone framed outer opening with
drip-mould, pointed-arch inner opening with carved spandrels. Leaded casements with
moulded stone mullions and drip-mould to front and sides of upper floor, cross loop
opening to each side of ground floor, carved stone heraldic achievement above outer
door opening, moulded stone coping and saddle stone to gable. Three storey four
window lower height wing to left curving round corner to a two Storey three window
return wing with single-storey outbuilding. Windows are sashes with glazing bars,
flat heads with stepped voussoirs to return wings; wide elliptical head opening to
ground floor of three-storey wing. Later single-storey one window to right of
main frontage. A rearward wing of the main block was once the hall and its inward
facing outside elevation has fine carved oak window framing extending through both
floors with cusping to the window lights and iron saddle bars and stanchions. Inside,
on the ground floor, is a 4-centred stone door frame, a stop-moulded oak door frame,
an open fireplace, heavy moulded oak ceiling beams and exposed rafters. The room
above has open timber roof with moulded arch braces and purlins, curved wind braces.
Other interior features include a 17th century plaster ceiling to a downstairs room
and a plaster overmantel in a bedroom.

Listing NGR: SS9917243837

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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