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Giant View, Cerne Abbas

Description: Giant View

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 105381

OS Grid Reference: ST6615201697
OS Grid Coordinates: 366152, 101697
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8138, -2.4818

Location: A352, Cerne Abbas, Dorset DT2 7JX

Locality: Cerne Abbas
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7JX

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Listing Text


11/56 Giant View


Former Union Workhouse, now private flats. 1836 and 1841. Rendered
walls with hipped slate roofs. Brick stacks on 2 projecting wings
and on the front range. Cross-plan of ranges with outhouses at
ends of front range. 3 storeys. 4 windows, to front and to
street, 2-light cast-iron casements, wood cills. Doorway at
centre, 2-leaf and panelled, C19. North and south wings also of
3 storeys, 5 windows long. Rear wing. Two outbuildings to
front, rubble-stone, painted, and with hipped slate roofs.

(Dorset Workhouses, pl5-16 Dorset Countryside Treasures 1980)

Listing NGR: ST6615201697

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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