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Castle Mill and Attached Gateway and Gate, Dunster

Description: Castle Mill and Attached Gateway and Gate

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264700

OS Grid Reference: SS9911243337
OS Grid Coordinates: 299112, 143337
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1803, -3.4447

Location: 7 Mill Lane, Dunster, Somerset TA24 6SW

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

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Listing Text


Castle Mill and attached gateway
and gates
SS 9843-9943 4/68 22.5.69


Late 17th century structure, largely rebuilt 1779-1782. Render, slate roof,
endgables, recessed centre, gabled projecting side wings slated verges. Two storeys plus attics. Central section comprises two gabled, slate-hung dormer windows, 3-light metal casements in wood frames, leaded lights. First floor
has one 3-light metal casement window with leaded lights to left and stable-
type plain boarded door to right with hoist. Similar window and door to ground floor. Side wings, one window per floor, quatrefoil attic window with leaded glazing, first floor has 2-light pointed arch window with intersecting tracery and single metal casement, left-hand wing at ground floor 4-light mullioned window set in recessed three-centred arched opening, right-hand wing has plain boarded door in comparable opening. Twin wooden overshot water wheels at east end. Interior retains mill machinery in working order. Rubble wall with brick dressing juts from south-east angle of mill, pierced by pointed arch opening
with wrought-iron gates, lancet opening above, moulded stone finial.

Listing NGR: SS9911243335

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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