Pet cemetery within Site of Motte and Bailey, Dunster Castle, Dunster

Record ID:  119642 / MNA176585
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: Registered Park or Garden, Scheduled Monument
NT Property:  Dunster Castle; South West
Civil Parish:  Dunster; West Somerset; Somerset
Grid Reference:  SS 9910 4349
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Summary

A pets cemetery in the grounds of Dunster Castle. Twenty four stone graves with headstones mark the burial sites of the pets of the Luttrell family in the early part of the 20th century.

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Monument Types

  • ANIMAL CEMETERY (20th C - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

Description

From Pastscape 1156330
A pets cemetery lies in the grounds of Dunster Castle at SS 991-0 4349. Twenty four stone graves with headstones mark the burial sites of the pets of the Luttrell family in the early part of the 20th century (1). Riley H 1998 RCHME Field Investigation

References

  • SNA65029 - Unpublished document: Martin Papworth. 2011. Dunster Castle Somerset Heritage Impact Assessment & WSI Path to Summer House.

  • SZN48234 - Unpublished document: Kate Felus and John Phibbs. Survey of the Historic Landscape, Dunster Castle, Somerset.

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Other Statuses and References

  • HER/SMR Reference (External): MSO10038
  • HER/SMR Reference (External): MSO9484
  • National Park
  • Pastscape Reference: 1156330

Associated Events

  • ENA3168 - Field Survey, Historic Landscape Survey Dunster June 2004

Associated Finds

None Recorded

Related Records

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