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8, 10 and 12, Long Street, Cerne Abbas

Description: 8, 10 and 12, Long Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 105428

OS Grid Reference: ST6646401109
OS Grid Coordinates: 366464, 101109
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8086, -2.4773

Location: The Folly, 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, (south side)

Nos. 8, 10 and 12


Attached row of Cottages. Late C19. knapped flint and chalk-
block walls in chequer-work, on an ashlar plinth. Haul stone
quoins. Brick west gable-end wall. Asbestos slate roofs with
cross wing at east end, and 4 distinctive hipped dormer roofs
to front. Rendered stacks, cluster of 4 on right hand ridge;
ridge right of centre; left end wall near eaves. 1½ storeys.
4 windows, east end has 2 coupled stone mullions, transomed,
with segmental heads and moulded label over. Remainder are
3-light, 3-light, 2-light with same ovolo-moulded mullions
and segmental heads with labels (to ground). Good cast-iron
casements with foliated bosses at the glazing-bar intersections.
Doors: Nos. 8 and 10, share same entrance at right front, no
outer door, 2 C20 inner doors in lobby. No. 12, at left
centre, plank door with ornamental strap-hinges and weather-
board, segmental top light over, C19. An important group of
cottages for design and use of chequer-work.

Listing NGR: ST6646001105

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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