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Forge Cottage, Cerne Abbas

Description: Forge Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105401

OS Grid Reference: ST6645801167
OS Grid Coordinates: 366458, 101167
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8091, -2.4774

Location: 2 Mill Lane, Cerne Abbas, Dorset DT2 7LA

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

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Listing Text

ST 6601 CERNE ABBAS DUCK STREET, (east street)

11/76 Forge Cottage

Attached Cottage and former School House, at right angles. Cl7
with C18 refenestration to front. Rubble-stone walls, rendered
and painted cream. Thatch roof with decorative block ridging.
Brick stack, at left of centre ridge, and at junction of the
two ranges. 2 storeys. 3 windows, sashes with glazing-bars,
flush wooden frames. Front door, right of centre, with 4
fielded panels and 2 top lights. Bracketed open wood pediment
with dentil cornice, C19, architrave cut away, perhaps re-used.
Rear of cottage along Mill Lane, with datestone of 1792. Same
materials, no render. Two storeys. Two windows, 3-light cast-
iron casements with glazing-bars, wooden lintels. Two plank
doors towards left hand end.

(RCHM Dorset I, p81(20))

Listing NGR: ST6644301187

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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