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Latitude: 50.8119 / 50°48'42"N
Longitude: -2.4771 / 2°28'37"W
OS Eastings: 366479
OS Northings: 101484
OS Grid: ST664014
Mapcode National: GBR MW.Y47J
Mapcode Global: FRA 56PY.JRG
Entry Name: North Barn 75 Metres North-North-West of the Abbot's Porch.
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323850
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105386
Location: Cerne Abbas, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Cerne Abbas
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Cerne Abbas St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 6601 CERNE ABBAS CERNE ABBEY
11/61 North Barn 75 metres
26.1.56 the Abbot's Porch.
Barn. Early C16. Greensand and chalk-block walls. Corrugated
iron roof over thatch. Stone gable-copings with moulded apices.
Two laterally opposed porches, C19. South gable wall has a door-
way with straight-chamfered jambs and depressed-arch head, C16.
Plank door. Sculptured piece of foliage over doorway. Two
loop-lights on east wall. Roof: 7 bays of arch-braced collar-
beam construction, with the braces set into the wall for c 35cm,
and principals resting on wall. Two sets of through-purlins,
the two lower tiers have some original wind-bracing in situ.
This medieval monastic building is important in itself, and
as part of the abbey complex of buildings and earthworks.
Scheduled Ancient Monument, Dorset 26.
(RCHM Dorset I, p79(2))
Listing NGR: ST6647901484
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