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The Tithe Barn

A Grade I Listed Building in Cerne Abbas, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8076 / 50°48'27"N

Longitude: -2.4797 / 2°28'46"W

OS Eastings: 366294

OS Northings: 101007

OS Grid: ST662010

Mapcode National: GBR MW.YHKV

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PY.XCR

Entry Name: The Tithe Barn

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105407

Location: Cerne Abbas, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Cerne Abbas

Built-Up Area: Cerne Abbas

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Cerne Abbas St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 6601 CERNE ABBAS THE FOLLY , (south side)

11/116 The Tithe Barn

Tithe Barn, partly converted to private house (south end). Late
C14, with late C18 conversion to house, and Cl9 restoration.
Chamfered stone plinth and knapped flint walls, weathered stone
buttresses to the bay divisions. Stone slate roof. Brick
stacks on south gable-end, and on ridge just south of porch.
Barn of 5 bays with 2 original opposed porches. House of 4
bays, immediately south of porches. Barn: long straight-
chamfered loops to each bay. The porches have outer
entrances with double-chamfered jambs and two-centred heads,
with gables over. The House has pointed-arch windows with
moulded jambs and labels over. Metal and iron casements with
intersecting glazing-bars in the heads. Front door to house,
one bay from the end, with a pointed and moulded arch doorhead
and a fanlight with intersecting glazing-bars, plank-and-muntin
door, C20. South gable wall has 3 storeys of pointed windows,
2 wide, same type with C20 metal casements. Interior: roof of
barn entirely reconstructed C20. Scheduled Ancient Monument,
Dorset 26a.

(RCHM Dorset I, p81(25))

Listing NGR: ST6629401007

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