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Yarn Market, Dunster

Description: Yarn Market

Grade: I
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264694

OS Grid Reference: SS9915243812
OS Grid Coordinates: 299152, 143812
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1846, -3.4443

Location: 2 A396, Dunster, Somerset TA24 6SF

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

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, The Yarn Market, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

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Listing Text

(West Side)

Yarn Market
SS 9843-9943 4/62 22.5.69


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

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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