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Exmoor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dulverton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0407 / 51°2'26"N

Longitude: -3.553 / 3°33'10"W

OS Eastings: 291216

OS Northings: 127959

OS Grid: SS912279

Mapcode National: GBR LF.GMQS

Mapcode Global: FRA 36FC.KMC

Plus Code: 9C3R2CRW+7Q

Entry Name: Exmoor House

Listing Date: 4 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263901

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429310

Location: Dulverton, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA22

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Dulverton

Built-Up Area: Dulverton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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15/66 Exmoor House

- II

Union work house, now council offices. 1855, converted early C20. Random rubble local stone, dressed voussoirs and
jambs, slate roofs, overhanging eaves, stone stacks gable ends. T-plan facing south, central block with flanking wings
and long range at rear. To storeys, single storey wings, 3:7:3 bays, central 3 bays break forward slightly with open
pediment, first floor 9-pane sash windows, ground floor 12-pane to central entrance, panelled door, square headed
entrance end bay left blocked. Wooden lantern centre above pediment, shallow pyramid roof, arched louvred openings on
each face. Nine bay rear wing with plastic sashes. The history of the Dulverton workhouse is told in Jack Hurley's
"Rattle His Bones".

Listing NGR: SS9121627959

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