House History

The Olde House is full of history, and is a Grade II (2) listed building.


A listed building in the United Kingdom is a building which has been placed on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. There are just under 500,000 buildings in the UK to which this applies. Grade 2 buildings are particularly important buildings of more than special interest. 5.5% of listed buildings are Grade 2.


This Historic England map shows the house location:

Here is the description of our listed building taken from the web sites of:

British Listed Buildings and Historic England:


The Olde House, Dunster

Grade: II
Date First Listed: 6 November 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 264686
Historic England List Entry Number: 1057613
Legacy System: LBS
Legacy System UID: 264686


Early 19th century front to probably 16th century building.
Stucco, slate roof, eaves, brick stacks, three gabled dormers.
Two storeys plus attics.
Three windows, sashes in exposed frames, glazing bars, paired sashes to ground floor.
Central  square-headed modern door, later tiled pent on brackets over ground floor windows and door.
Coach archway to right-hand side.
Interior much altered but stud and plank screen survives in part in hall partition.


OS Grid Reference: SS9914943748
OS Grid Coordinates: 299149, 143748
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1840, -3.4443


Locality: Dunster
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council


County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 6SF


Other Details:
 1. 5366 DUNSTER HIGH STREET (West Side)
 No 13 (The Olde House) SS 9843-9943 4/54 6.11.75

The Olde House

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13 High Street


United Kingdom
TA24 6SF


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