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The Old Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cerne Abbas, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8093 / 50°48'33"N

Longitude: -2.4741 / 2°28'26"W

OS Eastings: 366688

OS Northings: 101190

OS Grid: ST666011

Mapcode National: GBR MW.YBZD

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PY.RY0

Entry Name: The Old Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Last Amended: 19 November 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119451

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105443

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 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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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