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The Royal Oak Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Cerne Abbas, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8091 / 50°48'32"N

Longitude: -2.4754 / 2°28'31"W

OS Eastings: 366602

OS Northings: 101171

OS Grid: ST666011

Mapcode National: GBR MW.YBPP

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PY.RFQ

Entry Name: The Royal Oak Inn

Listing Date: 28 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105412

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


11/81 The Royal Oak Inn

Public House, on site of market and therefore infill. Early
C16 core, with C18 and C19 alterations. Chalk, stone and flint
rubble walls, with dressed stone quoins. Thatch roof with
gable end to west, raised eaves and gable end to east. C18
brick stacks (3), in gable positions. Two storeys and dormers.
South elevation, 2- and 3-light wood casements, with glazing-
bars. One 3-light casement has lead lights, wooden lintels.
Two blocked door positions towards left hand end, and in
right hand part. Present entrance on west gable, beside
external stack. Plank door, C20, with 2 lights in the upper
half, stone slate roof over and 2 fixed windows either side,
forming small porch. Interior: moulded and compartmented
ceiling-beams, C16. Open stone fireplace, part blocked,
with chamfered jambs and 4-centred head, C16.

(RCHM Dorset. I, p81(10))

Listing NGR: ST6660301181

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