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The Old Bell

A Grade II Listed Building in Cerne Abbas, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8089 / 50°48'31"N

Longitude: -2.4762 / 2°28'34"W

OS Eastings: 366539

OS Northings: 101142

OS Grid: ST665011

Mapcode National: GBR MW.YBG3

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PY.R3Z

Plus Code: 9C2VRG5F+GG

Entry Name: The Old Bell

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105432

Location: Cerne Abbas, Dorset, DT2

County: 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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ST 6601 CERNE ABBAS LONG STREET, (south side)

11/101 No. 20 (The Old Bell)

Attached former-Bell Inn, now tea rooms. Late C16, or later.
Coursed rubble-stone base to cill level, with knapped flint
and chalk block walls, banded. This is rendered between first
floor windows. Thatch roof. Brick stacks at left hand gable,
ridge centre and right hand party wall. Two storeys: 3
windows, ground floor has 3 and 4-light hollow-chamfered stone
mullions, with separate labels over. Iron casements and
fixed lead lights. First floor has 3-light wooden casements
with a horizontal glazing-bar and wooden cills. Front door,
right of centre with depressed-arch head, plank-and-muntin
door, and wooden lintel. Interior and rear wing most probably
of historic importance, not inspected.

(RCHM Dorset I, p81(15))

Listing NGR: ST6653501133

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