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The Old Farmhouse, Cerne Abbas

Description: The Old Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105443

OS Grid Reference: ST6668801190
OS Grid Coordinates: 366688, 101190
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8093, -2.4741

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, (south side)

11/112 No. 44 (The Old
Farmhouse) (formerly listed as
GV House adjoining No 127 on
26.1.56 II * East)

House, attached at west end. Mid C18. Rubble-stone and flint plinth. Brick walls
in Flemish bond, with dosers. Brick plat band. Rear wall rendered. Stone slab
and clay-tile roof with stone gable-copings. Brick stacks at left and right hand
gables. Two storeys. 5 windows, sashes and glazing-bars, gauged and ribbed brick
voussoirs. Front door at centre, fielded-panel, surrounded by recess pilasters with
fluted frieze and dentil cornice. Original service-range at right-angles to rear.
Interior: brick-jambed fireplaces in the west room and rear range, brick benches
to the former. Cambered wood lintels, C18. Slightly-chamfered ceiling-beams
(rear). East room has full fielded-panelling and alcove with door (reset), Cl8.
Fireplace in nearby corner removed, and room extended to south and windowed, C20,
instead of original passage. Staircase with original handrail, and mixture of
original and replaced balusters. Flagstone floors.

Listing NGR: ST6668601184

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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