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Giant View

A Grade II Listed Building in Cerne Abbas, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8138 / 50°48'49"N

Longitude: -2.4818 / 2°28'54"W

OS Eastings: 366152

OS Northings: 101697

OS Grid: ST661016

Mapcode National: GBR MW.Y31C

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PY.8Y6

Entry Name: Giant View

Listing Date: 19 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105381

Location: Cerne Abbas, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text


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Former Union Workhouse, now private flats. 1836 and 1841. Rendered
walls with hipped slate roofs. Brick stacks on 2 projecting wings
and on the front range. Cross-plan of ranges with outhouses at
ends of front range. 3 storeys. 4 windows, to front and to
street, 2-light cast-iron casements, wood cills. Doorway at
centre, 2-leaf and panelled, C19. North and south wings also of
3 storeys, 5 windows long. Rear wing. Two outbuildings to
front, rubble-stone, painted, and with hipped slate roofs.

(Dorset Workhouses, pl5-16 Dorset Countryside Treasures 1980)

Listing NGR: ST6615201697

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