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The Old Bell, Cerne Abbas

Description: The Old Bell

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105432

OS Grid Reference: ST6653901142
OS Grid Coordinates: 366539, 101142
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8089, -2.4763

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, (south side)

11/101 No. 20 (The Old Bell)

Attached former-Bell Inn, now tea rooms. Late C16, or later.
Coursed rubble-stone base to cill level, with knapped flint
and chalk block walls, banded. This is rendered between first
floor windows. Thatch roof. Brick stacks at left hand gable,
ridge centre and right hand party wall. Two storeys: 3
windows, ground floor has 3 and 4-light hollow-chamfered stone
mullions, with separate labels over. Iron casements and
fixed lead lights. First floor has 3-light wooden casements
with a horizontal glazing-bar and wooden cills. Front door,
right of centre with depressed-arch head, plank-and-muntin
door, and wooden lintel. Interior and rear wing most probably
of historic importance, not inspected.

(RCHM Dorset I, p81(15))

Listing NGR: ST6653501133

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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