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Manse Cottage The Old Manse, Cerne Abbas

Description: Manse Cottage The Old Manse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105422

OS Grid Reference: ST6654201173
OS Grid Coordinates: 366542, 101173
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8091, -2.4762

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

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

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Listing Text

ST 6601 CERNE ABBAS LONG STREET, (north side)

11/91 Nos.19 and 21 (The
26.1.56 Old Manse and Manse
Cottage).(formerly listed as
No 96 (Congregation House)

Former Manse, occasionally for Congregational minister, now
private house and attached cottage. Early C18. Brick walls
in Flemish bond, with all-over burnt headers, brick pilaster
end the front wall, and dentil brick cornice. White plat band.
Slate mansard roof with stone slab eaves. Brick stacks at
gable ends: 2 storeys and dormers. 3 windows, sashes with
glazing-bars, tripartite to ground floor, (one pane, 4 pane,
one pane width), with gauged brickwork and projecting dropped
keys, painted white. 3 sashes to first floor (16 pane), with
gauged brickwork. Front door at centre with 6 recess panels,
C20. Segmental fanlight over with glazing-bars. Open pediment,
C20. No. 21 , (former service end), knapped flint and banded
brick walls with pilastered corner and dentil cornice. Mansard
slate roof, hipped at right hand. 2 storeys. One window and
outshut. 2-light casement with irregularly-spaced glazing-bars,
gauged brickwork and key. First floor has a tripartite
casement, with same brickwork. Late C19 outshut at right
hand, brick with pentice slate roof, 2-light wood casement, and
C20 plank door to left. Rear wing.

(RCHM Dorset I, p81(18))

Listing NGR: ST6654501181

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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