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Yarn Market

A Grade I Listed Building in Dunster, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1846 / 51°11'4"N

Longitude: -3.4443 / 3°26'39"W

OS Eastings: 299152

OS Northings: 143813

OS Grid: SS991438

Mapcode National: GBR LK.5R80

Mapcode Global: VH6GM.8H07

Entry Name: Yarn Market

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173428

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264694

Location: Dunster, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Dunster

Built-Up Area: Dunster

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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

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