Earlier Houses: A castle has existed here since at least Norman times.
Garden & Outbuildings: The 13th century gatehouse is extant. Dunster Castle is home to the National Collection of Strawberry Trees and Britain's oldest lemon tree.
John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. II, p. 207, 1853.
Country Life: XIV, 686, 1903. Jul 16 & 23, 1987.
Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
Author: Colvin, Howard
Year Published: 1995
Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
Book Type: Softback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Grade II
Past Seat / Home of: Luttrell family, who lived here for 600 years.
Current Ownership Type: The National Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction