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The Royal Oak Inn, Cerne Abbas

Description: The Royal Oak Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105412

OS Grid Reference: ST6660201171
OS Grid Coordinates: 366602, 101171
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8091, -2.4754

Location: Long Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorset DT2 7JG

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

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Listing Text

ST 6601 CERNE ABBAS LONG STREET, (centre)

11/81 The Royal Oak Inn
28.1.55
GV II

Public House, on site of market and therefore infill. Early
C16 core, with C18 and C19 alterations. Chalk, stone and flint
rubble walls, with dressed stone quoins. Thatch roof with
gable end to west, raised eaves and gable end to east. C18
brick stacks (3), in gable positions. Two storeys and dormers.
South elevation, 2- and 3-light wood casements, with glazing-
bars. One 3-light casement has lead lights, wooden lintels.
Two blocked door positions towards left hand end, and in
right hand part. Present entrance on west gable, beside
external stack. Plank door, C20, with 2 lights in the upper
half, stone slate roof over and 2 fixed windows either side,
forming small porch. Interior: moulded and compartmented
ceiling-beams, C16. Open stone fireplace, part blocked,
with chamfered jambs and 4-centred head, C16.

(RCHM Dorset. I, p81(10))


Listing NGR: ST6660301181

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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