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Item ID: 80861  

DUNSTER Old Postcard YARN MARKET High Street, Warehouse

Somerset Vintage B/W Real Photo Postcard. The Yarn Market, Dunster. Street Scene, General Warehouse. Built in the 17th Century - this quaint octagonal building was where - in the old days - the famous Dunster Cloths were sold. It is lighted by 8 dormer windows and a lantern at the top - The wide over-hanging eaves give added character to the picturesque old building. / The Yarn Market, Dunster stands at the north end of High Street, an octagonal building, a curious structure of wood covered with slates with eight dormer windows. One of its Timbers was pierced by a cannon ball when the Castle was besieged in 1646. Restored in 1647, date upon weather vane. Dunsters or Kerseymere cloths were sold here.

Publisher: Sunny South Series Dearden & Wade
Series No: 947
Background: Dunster is a village in north west Somerset, England, situated on the Bristol Channel coast three miles east of Minehead and 25 miles north west of Taunton. The village has a population of 860 (2001).


DUNSTER Old Postcard YARN MARKET High Street, Warehouse

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