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The Giant Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Cerne Abbas, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8089 / 50°48'32"N

Longitude: -2.4759 / 2°28'33"W

OS Eastings: 366564

OS Northings: 101146

OS Grid: ST665011

Mapcode National: GBR MW.YBKD

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PY.R8B

Entry Name: The Giant Inn

Listing Date: 19 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119448

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105434

Location: Cerne Abbas, 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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29/01/2015

ST 6601

LONG STREET, (south side),
The Giant Inn

(Formerly listed as 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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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