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The Red Lion, Cerne Abbas

Description: The Red Lion

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 105434

OS Grid Reference: ST6656401146
OS Grid Coordinates: 366564, 101146
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8089, -2.4759

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)

The Red Lion


Attached Public House. Early C20. Red brick walls in
stretcher bond, with ornamental brick pilaster-buttresses
at corners, with moulded wooden brackets above. Slate roof.
Brick stacks behind ridge at left hand, and at right hand in
front of ridge. 2 storeys. 3-windows, first floor have
segmental heads and a Venetian window at centre. Gauged
brickwork. Each has tripartite casements with close mesh
of glazing-bars. Ground floor, canted bay windows left
and right of entrance, left one, four, one light, with
lead lights and "Old English" revival influence over the
transom. Right of door, two canted bays of the same type,
with continuous stretcher brickwork plinth. Front door,
set in, 2-leaf, recessed panelled with 12 lights over.
Continuous name-board over the canted bays for whole length,
with moulded cornice. Interior: large stone fireplace, with
moulded jambs and 4-centred head, reset inside, C16.

Listing NGR: ST6656301141

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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