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© Mr John Warlow

IoE Number: 264681
Location: THE LUTTRELL ARMS HOTEL, 36 HIGH STREET (east side)
  DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John Warlow
Date Photographed: 21 June 2006
Date listed: 22 May 1969
Date of last amendment: 22 May 1969
Grade II*

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5366DUNSTERHIGH STREET(East SideNo 36 (The Luttrell Arms Hotel)

1. 5366 DUNSTER HIGH STREET (East Side No 36 (The Luttrell Arms Hotel) ss 9843-9943 4/49 22.5.69 II* GV 2. 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.

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