Ashwick Theatre, also known as the Green Room or Music Room, was built by Yorkshire businessman Frank Green (d.
There has probably been a church at Nettlecombe since the late 13th century and by 1440 it was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Alcombe is now part of Minehead but was formerly a village in Dunster parish.
These two rural parishes have little evidence of protestant dissent before the 19th century and Wesleyan Methodism was slow to establish but in the
Minehead’s position as a port town in the 17th century probably encouraged dissent to flourish and by 1667 there were public conventicles, said to
Daniel Dunnell al Dennell was a carpenter and engineer and built the New Quay at Minehead.
Dunster Castle on its hilltop site forms a dramatic eyecatcher from the road to Minehead or the West Somerset Railway.
Dunster has always been well served with alehouses and inns.
Until the 19th century Dunster was more important as a retail centre than Minehead. Dunster mercers were recorded from the 15th to 19th centuries a
Dulverton has a had a series of police stations, the current building a purely utilitarian building but in 1904 a very grand building was designed